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Older Men, Not Just Teen Girls, At Higher Risk For Skin Cancer

It may seem like all the warnings about skin cancer are aimed at teen girls, but America’s dermatologists say there’s another group at high risk for deadly melanoma.

06/12/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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Enjoy The Sun, But Watch Those Damaging Rays

Doctors who treat skin cancer designated the first Monday in May as a day to remind everyone about their risk for the disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013

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3Balls Racing Hosts Open Track Weekend To Benefit Karmanos

The racing aficionados of 3Balls Racing are hosting an open track weekend July 28-29 at Grattan Raceway for anyone who’d like to try their hand at racing – all to benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Institute for Melanoma Research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012

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Beaumont Sets Free Skin Cancer Screenings For Adults

Beaumont dermatologists will host a free skin cancer screening at the Beaumont Medical Center, Sterling Heights, 44344 Dequindre Road, Suite 350 (across from Beaumont Hospital, Troy), on Monday, May 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2012

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Detroit Researcher Takes Lead Role In Melanoma Study

The Detroit’s Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Dr. Patricia LoRusso is co-leading a team that’s studying ways to personalize treatment for melanoma

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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Skin ’11, A Melanoma Awareness Benefit

As summer continues with its long, hot days and high UV index, one man makes it his mission to inform as many people as possible about the dangers of skin cancer. George Stager, III was […]

CBS 62–07/29/2011

More Evidence Melanoma Does Not Fit Cancer Stem Cell Model

University of Michigan researchers have determined that most types of melanoma cells can form malignant tumors, providing new evidence that the deadliest form of skin cancer does not conform to the increasingly popular cancer stem […]

11/15/2010

New Hope for Melanoma Patients?

Melanoma is thought to be caused by overexposure to the sun, and every year, close to 9,000 Americans die from it. But, an experimental treatment is offering hope for patients in the final stage of […]

08/26/2010

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