Protecting Lighter-Toned Skin from Skin Cancer

St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to remind everyone with lighter-toned skin to take extra precautions in the sun to protect yourself from skin cancer. Most skin cancers develop on areas of the skin that get years of sun exposure, like the face, neck, ears, forearms, hands, and trunk. Basal cell carcinomas and squamous [Read More]

Spotting Skin Cancer

Have you ever looked at a spot on your skin and asked yourself, “Should I be concerned about that?” Most of us have. At Water’s Edge Dermatology, we want to help make everyone smarter about skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Early detection is vital. [Read More]

Non-Surgical Electron Beam Therapy for Skin Cancer at Water’s Edge

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and it is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Nearly 9,500 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, totaling nearly 3 million people. The two most common kinds of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous [Read More]

Tips for Preventing Skin Cancer

Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime? Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and when caught early, it is also the most treatable. For those who work outside or participate in regular outdoor activities, covering up and choosing the right sunscreen can help prevent [Read More]

New Skin Cancer Research & Treatment: Mid-2018 Update

For millions of Americans living with basal and squamous cell carcinoma, or melanoma, each new breakthrough in skin cancer research & treatment matters deeply. For some, it can mean the difference between life and death. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of productive skin cancer research & treatment activity occurring worldwide here in 2018. There’s also more [Read More]

Tanning Safety & Skin Cancer Risk for Young Women

Ask most young women if appearing tanned is important to looking and feeling their best, and the answer will often be yes. Simply put, many still perceive a tanned face as a sign of health and attractiveness. It’s a long-standing, common  perception that still motivates millions to hit the beach and/or tanning salon, searching for [Read More]

The Big Picture on Skin Cancer

The month of May is known for celebrations such as Mother’s Day and May Day. But it’s also Skin Cancer Awareness month, and based upon the staggering statistics, it’s no wonder why. Here are just a few of the worrisome facts, from the Skin Cancer Foundation: During the past thirty years, more people have suffered [Read More]

3 Things You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

Having clear and beautiful skin is a priority for many — but what if your life depended on it? Making sure your body is free of cancerous moles and other signs of skin cancer is essential to leading a long and healthy life. Here are 3 more things you need to know about skin cancer: [Read More]

Could You Have Skin Cancer?

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, [Read More]