Skin Cancer

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Who’s Most Concerned About Sun Safety?

As summer approaches and states begin to ease COVID-19 social distancing orders, it’s more tempting than ever to get outside – and too easy to forget about protecting your skin from the sun. But foregoing sunscreen just once can cause

UV Lights in Nail salons, Skin Cancer Risk?

Gel manicures offer longer wear than regular manicures, but at what cost? Recent media headlines highlight safety concerns regarding skin cancer risk and ultraviolet (UV) lamps used to dry gel nail polish. The lamps emit UVA rays that penetrate the

The Importance of a Body Check, Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer? It affects 1 in 5 Americans in their lifetime. While melanoma, a cancer of the pigment-making cells in our skin, is one of the most serious and

Analysis: Where Americans are most concerned about skin cancer

It may surprise you to hear skin cancer rates are higher in Delaware, Vermont, and Minnesota than in California, Florida, and Texas. But it’s true! It’s a phenomenon we dermatologists have understood for quite some time—people in states with intermittent

Time for a Body Check for Skin Cancers

With spring and summer finally around the corner, it’s time to ramp up your sun protection and examine body parts that have been hidden all winter! While melanoma, a cancer of the pigment-making cells in our skin, is one of

Actinic Keratoses Facts

Actinic keratoses (singular actininc keratosis), also called “AKs”, are skin growths that are precursors to skin cancer. Specifically, AKs can develop into squamous cell skin cancer. They do not develop into any other type of skin cancer. Usually the progression

Dr. Taub’s Letter, Spring/Summer 2016 Newsletter

Dear patients, colleagues and friends, Thank goodness our winter was kind to us! Now hopefully our spring and summer will cooperate to enhance our quality of life! But I always say, if Chicago weather was a lot better then our

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