Skin Cancer

Can You Spot The Signs Of Vulval Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vulval cancer affects roughly 1,170 women in the UK each year. It affects the the area of skin between a woman’s legs which is made up of two outer...

Woman Claims Taking Bikini Selfies Saved Her Life After Stomach Mole Turned Out To Be Cancerous

Caters | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 21-year-old says taking bikini selfies saved her life after she tried to have a mole removed, which turned out to be cancerous. Cloe Jordan, from Wo...

Chop Off Our Limbs For Use In A Potion? The Genetic Lottery Still Playing Today

Dr Oscar Duke | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK
Dr Oscar Duke

At birth, my parents were told I would not be able to attend a mainstream school and were given lists of the things that my visual impairment would prevent me from doing. Nobody ever suggested that there'd be ample Hollywood career opportunities to play an evil albino monk in the Da Vinci Code and certainly nobody dreamed I'd end up as a doctor working for the NHS.

Woman With Pre-Cancerous Skin Cells Shares Graphic Treatment Images To Raise Awareness

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Please note: this article contains images of a medical nature that some readers may consider graphic. A self-confessed sun worshipper has been sharing...

Cancer Self Exams Can Be Frightening. What To Do

Karin Sieger | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

By the time I found a lump in my breast the cancer had already spread to my lymph nodes. What might have happened, if I had checked myself more regularly? Who knows. I have decided there is no point in dwelling on it.

This Incredible Little Gadget Can Tell If You've Put Sunscreen On Properly

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech

A tiny camera that shows you where you’ve failed to apply sunscreen has raised nearly $130,000 on the crowd-funding website Indiegogo. The hand-held...

Red Hair Gene Linked To Increased Skin Cancer Risk

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People with red hair are more susceptible to developing skin cancer, new research suggests. Researchers have discovered that gene variants associated ...

Skin Cancer Cases Soaring Among 'Sun, Sea and Sangria' Generation, Charity Warns

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sue Deans, 70, was first diagnosed with malignant melanoma in 2000 after having a mole removed. In 2007, the retired teacher and mother-of-three disc...

'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 15.04.2017 | 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 15.12.2016 | 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 07.10.2016 | 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....