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Florida Winters

UV Rays in Winter: The Other Side of the Sun

Learn how to protect your skin year-round Read More

Melanoma Cells

Advancements in Melanoma

In 2008, the cancer center established the Donald A. Adam Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center of Excellence to bring researchers and clinicians from across disciplines to promote translational research, taking the discoveries in the lab directly to the patients. The goal was to improve diagnosis and increase treatment options for all types of skin cancer. Read More

DIY Sunscreen

Don’t Get Burned with DIY Sunscreen Trend

Experts say stick to store-bought for best protection. Read More

Mole Patrol Pier 60

Moffitt Sets Records at Annual Pier 60 Cancer Screening Event

The event, which just completed its 23rd year, offered free screenings for skin cancers as well as a variety of head and neck cancers. Read More

SPF Makeup

Is SPF Makeup Enough?

Two-in-one products may not be best bet for sun protection. Read More


Sunscreen Effects Are More Than Skin Deep

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

Melanoma Month Begins

Making Progress Against Melanoma?

As Skin Cancer Awareness Month begins, Moffitt continues studies of deadliest form Read More

Spring Swing 2019 Tour

Baseball Fans Swing for the Fences with Skin Screenings

Baseball fans up and down Florida’s West coast took advantage of Moffitt Cancer Center’s 12th annual Spring Swing® Sun Safety Tour this year. Read More

Miss Universe Dayanara

Beauty is Skin Deep

Former Miss Universe diagnosed with Melanoma Read More


Tanning Bed Use Can Raise Your Chance of a Second Melanoma Diagnosis

There is no such thing as a healthy tan and trying to maintain that illusion during the winter months by tanning indoors is a dangerous plan, according to researchers. Read More


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


Do You Know the Tell 'Tail' Signs of Canine Skin Cancer?

According to the American Kennel Club, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of tumor found in dogs. Read More


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


The Five Most Common Mistakes People Make When Applying Sunscreen

The process of applying sunscreen sounds like it should be a no-brainer, right? Not so fast. 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


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