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Sunscreen Effects Are More Than Skin Deep

Recent study on sunscreen absorption in blood has Moffitt expert offering alternatives Read More


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You Have the Freckle. Should You be Worried?

Another new internet challenge certainly has people talking. But this one doesn’t debate what is heard on a recording or the color of a dress. This one is all about a freckle. Read More


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Is Skin Cancer Itchy?

An itchy skin rash could be a warning sign of skin cancer. But, itching is very common and can occur for many reasons other than cancer. Read More


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Multiple Skin Cancers Could Indicate Higher Risks for Other Cancers

A recent study that suggests multiple occurrences of common skin cancers may indicate an increased risk for other cancers. Read More


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Sunscreen Pills Are A Thing, But The Thing Is, They Don’t Really Work

Moffitt Cancer Center doctors warn that there’s no pill or capsule that can replace your sunscreen. Read More


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Scars and Skin Cancer: What to Know

Researchers have recently identified new ways for surgeons to minimize the scarring that results from skin cancer surgery. Read More


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Ways to Teach Kids About Sun Safety

Even if sun-safe practices are second nature to you, explaining sun safety to your children might still be a bit of a challenge. Read More


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Young Patients Connect During Moffitt's Pediatric Melanoma Clinic Day

Most 11-year-old children don’t know how to pronounce words like cutaneous, ocular or amelanotic, let alone know the difference between these types of melanomas, but it comes second nature for Allison Rupp. Read More


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Infographic: When To Schedule a Cancer Screening

It's important to follow recommendations for screening tests because when cancer is found early, it is most likely treatable. Read More


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Infographic: Keeping Your Skin Safe During the Summer

Need help picking out the right sun protection gear? Avoid the sun a little easier with this infographic. Read More


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Ask the Experts: Your Questions About Skin Cancer Answered

In Moffitt's second Ask the Experts Facebook Live event, oncologist Dr. Vernon Sondak answered your questions about skin cancer and the dangers of sun exposure. Read More


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Ask the Experts: Do You Have Questions about Sun Safety?

Get the facts and find out how you can stay protected this summer by tuning in to our "Ask the Experts" Facebook Live series on June 13. Read More


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Infographic: How to Check Your Skin For Skin Cancer

Skin cancer screenings are important to help detect cancer early, when it's most treatable. The first step is to get familiar with your body and know what is normal. Read More


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Mole Patrol Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Mole Patrol celebrated its 20th anniversary on Aug. 6 with an annual screening event on Clearwater Beach at the Pier 60 Pavilion. Read More


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Pediatric Skin Cancer Patients Participate in Annual Check-Up Day

Pediatric patients took part in Moffitt’s annual “check-up day” for children battling melanoma and skin-related cancers at McKinley Outpatient Center. Read More


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Summer Sun Safety Month – Learn to Protect Yourself Year Round

School’s out, vacation season is in full swing and almost everyone wants to spend time outdoors. It’s important to take some precautions to help ensure that you don’t get too much of a good thing. Read More


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It’s UV Safety Month – Learn to Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer

Many people enjoy the warmth of the sun and the look of a suntan. Make no mistake about it, though: there is no such thing as a "healthy tan." Read More


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Are Higher SPF Sunscreens More Effective?

Many experts point out sunscreens with very high SPF ratings can provide a false sense of security and encourage people to neglect other protective behaviors. Read More


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Does Sunscreen Block Vitamin D From the Sun?

Most people know that Vitamin D helps build strong bones and is activated by the sun. Does sunscreen block it? Get the facts. Read More


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National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

During National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, everyone is encouraged to take action to help prevent skin cancer by reducing the risk of UV damage. Read More


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Melanoma Monday – What You Need to Know

You’ve probably heard of melanoma, which is the most aggressive type of skin cancer. But, maybe you’re not quite sure how the condition develops or who is at risk. Read More


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Are Tanning Beds Safer Than Tanning Outdoors?

Ultraviolet radiation is a known carcinogen that has been directly linked to melanoma and other skin cancers. Read More


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Tips to Protect Your Skin Against Melanoma, Other Skin Cancers

Here are 10 easy sun-safety tips to better protect your skin from cancer: Read More



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