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Nail Skin Care

Caring for Skin and Nails During Cancer Treatment

You may experience nail and skin changes as a result of your cancer treatment. There are some ways to manage these common side effects. Read More


Summer Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer

Make sure your time in the sun this summer is as safe as it can be by reading our tips for skin cancer prevention. Read More

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Can Basal Cell Carcinoma Turn Into Melanoma?

Can basal cell carcinoma turn into melanoma? Find out and learn more about these separate and distinct types of skin cancer. Read More


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Sun And Clouds

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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