Skin Cancer

'Once-A-Day' Sunscreens Wear Off In Hours, Watchdog Warns

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sunscreens that claim to offer coverage when applied just 'once-a-day' may wear off much sooner than they suggest, a consumer watchdog has warned. Whi...

This Immune System Drug Is 'Really A Step Forward' In Tackling Skin Cancer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Tech

A drug which boosts the body's immune system has been found as an 'exciting' step forward in the battle against skin cancer. Four-in-10 patients who h...

'Promising' Skin Cancer Treatment Can Eliminate Deadliest Form Of Disease

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A combination of two immunotherapy drugs can wipe out the most deadly form of skin cancer, even when it has reached an advanced stage, new research su...

Why You Need to Be 'Mole' Aware This Summer for Early Detection of Skin Cancer

Diane Knox | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Knox

I'll never forget sitting with my friend in the hospital and being told that it was cancer. Being diagnosed was the scariest experience of my life. Still, to this day I really find it difficult to express how much of a shock it was, just because you hear stories all the time and the word 'cancer' fills you with fear. You think, 'it won't happen to me'.

Woman Visits Seven New Wonders Of The World Days After Skin Cancer Surgery

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After falling from a cliff, getting hit by a car and being diagnosed with skin cancer all in one month, Megan Sullivan decided she needed a much-deser...

Nurse Left With Coin-Shaped Hole In Nose From Skin Cancer (Graphic)

PA Real Life Features | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: This article contains medical images of a graphic nature. A woman who developed skin cancer after using sunbeds from the age of 13 has relea...

Woman Shares Shocking Skin Cancer Selfie And Issues Sunbed Warning

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A former sunbed user has shared a brave selfie showing the serious damage her quest for a tan has done. Lorraine Henderson, who is from Livingston, Sc...

Woman With Skin Cancer Shares Graphic Post-Op Photos To Warn Against Sunbed Use

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman is sharing graphic photos to Facebook in a bid to warn others against sun bed use and urging them to use sunscreen. Judy Cloud, who has bee...

Most Melanoma Skin Cancer Patients 'Do Not Have Irregular Moles'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Having a lot of moles on your body has long been associated with melanoma - a type of skin cancer. But a new study has suggested the majority of m...

Former Sunbed 'Addict' Now Forks Out £2,500 On SPF After Skin Cancer Battle

Caters News | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A former tanning salon owner who was addicted to sunbeds is now spending £2,500 per year on SPF products after battling skin cancer. Laura Creane,...

Woman With Advanced Skin Cancer Shares 'Life Or Death' Warning

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A 35-year-old diagnosed with skin cancer has issued a heartbreaking plea asking others to never use sun beds and always use sun cream when outside. ...

New Sunbathing Warning: There's 'No Safe Way To Tan'

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

Sun-seekers have been told that there is "no safe or healthy way to tan" by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The new g...

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...