Skin Cancer

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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

Drink More Coffee to Prevent a Second Basal Cell Carcinoma: Dermatology News™

Basal Cell Carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer in the United States. Basal Cell Carcinoma is believed to be caused principally by the sun and occur more commonly in fair skinned individuals who sun burn easily. Basal

Dr. Taub’s Letter, Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter

Dear patients, colleagues and friends, Hope your summer was a good one and you are getting acclimated to the coming school and work year!  There has been quite the whirlwind of innovative new products coming out of the cosmetic dermatology

Which States Have the Highest Rates of Skin Cancer and Melanoma?

We’ve all heard the benefits that a little sunshine can give you: exposure to sunlight can improve your sleep, boost your mood, promote weight loss, and strengthen your immune system. And in this day and age when Netflix binge-watching and

PDT for AK’s, Newsletter Spring/Summer 2015

Photodynamic therapy or PDT is a highly effective treatment for pre-cancerous lesions of the skin called actinic keratoses or AK’s. Actinic keratoses are scaly or crusty growths found on sun-exposed areas of the skin such as the face, ears, bald

The Body Check, Newsletter Spring/Summer 2015

Recent statistics show that approximately one in five Americans alive today will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. The majority of skin cancers detected will be basal cell carcinoma, which is a relatively slow growing skin cancer

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