Skin Cancer

Hugh Jackman Shares Skin Cancer Warning On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hugh Jackman has warned of the dangers of skin cancer and has urged his six million Twitter followers to use sunscreen. The actor posted a selfie o...

New Skin Cancer Drug 'More Effective Than Chemo' Available On NHS

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A drug found to almost double survival rates for skin cancer patients has been approved on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Exce...

Dying for a Tan? Be Careful What You Wish for..

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

It's not just sunbeds that are causing huge health problems for their users either. One of the other options for a "healthy" glow is even more terrifying.

More Than 11 Moles On One Arm Could Indicate 'Higher Risk Of Skin Cancer'

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

People who have more than 11 moles on one arm could have a higher risk of skin cancer or melanoma, scientists have warned. Counting the moles on a...

Skin Cancer Treatment That Prolongs Life Of Patients Now Available On NHS

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A drug that can prolong the lives of people with advanced skin cancer has been approved for widespread use on the NHS, the Press Association reported....

Former 'Loose Women' Star Terri Reveals Cancer Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

Former ‘Loose Women’ star Terri Dwyer has revealed her secret battle with skin cancer. The actress and presenter, who had her break playing Ru...

Sunbathing Addict With Skin Cancer Has 2cm Chunk Of Skin Removed

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ashley Alexander was so determined to have tanned skin, she used to sit in the sun for hours on end lathered in baby oil. But in October of last ye...

New Melanoma Treatment Guidance Issued To Reduce Cancer Deaths

PA | By Neil Lancefield, Press Association | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

New guidance has been issued for treating the most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma. In 2011, there were 13,348 new cases of malignant melanoma...

Photo Of This Woman's Thumb Could Save Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Melanie Williams first noticed a black mark on her thumb, she assumed it was a fungal infection or wart. But a trip to the doctors revealed t...

Why You Shouldn't Follow The 'Sunburn Art' Trend

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us know that sunburn is potentially dangerous to our health, but that hasn't stopped some people ditching suncream in a bid to follow the late...

This Wearable Patch Warns You Before You Get Sunburnt

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Tech

We could all be saying goodbye to sunburn soon as an Australian team of scientists have come up with a small wearable patch that warns you when you've...

Seven Tips to Help You Prevent Sunburn This Summer

Petra Kravos | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Kravos

Skin cancer cases in the UK are increasing faster than any other cancer cases and more people die from skin cancer in the UK than in Australia. Getting sunburn doubles your risk of getting the deadliest skin cancer, melanoma, but luckily sunburn is something you can easily prevent, just follow these top tips.

Could The Herpes Virus Be The Answer To Fighting Skin Cancer?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, but scientists may have discovered an unusual treatment: the herpes virus. A geneticall...

Could Your Mole Be Cancerous?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing worse than coming back from holiday only to find a new mole has sprouted on your body. A million questions erupt in your brain: Sho...

Woman's Graphic Skin Cancer Selfie Raises Awareness Of Sunbed Dangers

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: Graphic Images A woman who used sunbeds up to five times a week has posted a graphic selfie of her skin cancer on Facebook, in a desperate...

Sunbed Addict Has Part Of Skull Removed After Skin Cancer Spreads

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Justine Sheils started using sunbeds when she was just 15 years old. Now, the 43-year-old has been forced to have a piece of her skull removed in ...

I Lost My Husband to Skin Cancer: Don't Repeat My Mistakes

Lyndsay Bateman | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Lyndsay Bateman

Deep down, we know that we should be safe in the sun. I certainly knew it, but my husband Graham thought he was 'indestructible' and so he didn't wear sun cream. It's only now, as a widow after Graham was cruelly snatched away by skin cancer when he was just 43 years old, that I can't believe I didn't act differently and make him protect himself.

Hugh Jackman Reveals He's Had 4 Skin Cancers In 18 Months

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Jackman has revealed he has four separate skin cancers removed in the last 18 months. READ MORE: Hugh Jackman Reveals He's Playing Wolverine ...

Why Sunshine May Decrease Your Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We know sun exposure can increase the risk of skin cancer, but new research suggests spending some time in the sunshine could reduce the risk of pancr...

Skin Cancer Killing 50 Outdoor Workers Each Year

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Roughly 50 people in the UK die of skin cancer each year after being exposed to the sun while at work. Research found that almost 250 new cases of ...

Worried Your Mole Might Be Cancerous? This Simple Formula Shows When You Should Get Checked

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Moles: they sprout up on your skin unexpectedly (and often very much unwanted). But what exactly are they? And are they dangerous? Dr Ava Shamba...

You Could Catch Herpes From Using A Sunbed

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Cancer is the health risk we usually associate with tanning salons. But an expert has now warned sunbeds may harbour bacteria and viruses, including ...

Cheap Package Holidays Blamed For Rise In Skin Cancer Cases

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You might want to rethink that all-inclusive holiday you've booked - experts at Cancer Research UK suggest the 1960s boom in cheap package vacations m...

Meet The Man Who Would Rather Die Than Be Pale

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A man has revealed on national television that he'd rather die than be pale. Ryan Ruckledge has spent the past five years injecting himself on a da...

New Pill Could Help With Advanced Skin Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A revolutionary new pill for advanced skin cancer that may offer new hope to people with resistant disease is to be trialled in the UK next year. L...