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When Should You Worry About a Mole? Sep 8th, 2020

Almost everyone has a few moles on their body. Clinically known as “nevi” (plural) or “nevus” (singular), moles are usually harmless. You might be born with moles, or they could emerge during childhood or adolescence.  New or changing moles can be a sign of skin cancer, including melanoma — the...

What Dark-Skinned People Need to Know About Skin Cancer Aug 20th, 2020

Skin cancer is often thought of as something people with fair skin are at risk for. The truth is, people with dark skin can get skin cancer, and when they do they’re more likely to die from the disease.  Widely recognized skin cancer specialist Ali Hendi, MD, and his highly-skilled...

How to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer Jul 24th, 2020

We’ve made it to summer! And we’re all a little bit relieved for it. But with everything happening, don’t forget that the risk of skin cancer is still present when you spend time in the sun.  In fact, one in five people, or 20% of the entire U.S. population, can...

TWO METHODS OF SKIN CANCER PREVENTION Feb 20th, 2020

NICOTINAMIDE CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF SKIN CANCER An inexpensive vitamin B₃ product that is widely available over the counter has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of developing further skin cancers in patients who have already been diagnosed with nonmelanoma skin cancer. This product is nicotinamide, also known as...