In recent years, millions of people have been able to take advantage of new treatments for cancer, such as targeted therapy drugs, which block tumor cell formation. While older chemotherapy procedures killed every cell that divided, this new targeted method allows oncologists to attack specific mutations. This is not only more effective, but significantly reduces
As summer approaches and people across the United States prepare to spend more time outside, there is one thing everyone should be doing: wearing sunscreen regularly, as well as frequently reapplying the product as necessary. This method, along with other forms of sun protection, is the best way to prevent skin cancer, a condition that
An estimated one in every five Americans will reportedly develop skin cancer at some point during their lives, making the condition an extremely common and problematic disorder across the United States. Fortunately, of the more than 3.5 million nonmelanoma skin cancers that are diagnosed in the U.S. every year, most are highly curable; in fact,
While dermatologists are known for prescribing acne treatment products and treating cosmetic concerns, many patients make an appointment at their local dermatologist clinics for more serious reasons. With one in five Americans developing skin cancer over the course of their lives, it is extremely important you take steps to protect your skin from harmful UV
Skin cancers are more common than you might think; about one in five Americans develops skin cancer at some point during their lives, and more than 3.5 million non-melanoma skin cancers are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, affecting more than 2 million people. This means you should ask a dermatologist about any growths on
The dermatology clinic’s Okeechobee location now offers a non-surgical, painless procedure that does not cause scarring… Read More
It is estimated that one in every five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lifetime. This incredibly common skin condition can have a number of effects on an individual’s skin and overall health, and can even result in death. Because of this, if you are exhibiting potential signs of skin cancer,
Dermatologists stress how important it is to check your moles regularly, but do you know all the steps to give yourself a head-to-toe mole self-exam?
Coolers, beach chairs, umbrellas and sunscreen, lots of sunscreen, are popping up in endless colorful displays throughout stores nationwide! This could only mean one thing, summer is on the horizon! Picking out a sunscreen to protect yourself and your family can be a bit confusing. What brand do I want? What spf do I need?