Skin Cancer

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

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.07.2015 | 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...

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...

Could This Discovery Help Scientists Eradicate Skin Cancer?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists are hoping a recent discovery will lead to new strategies for slowing or halting the lethal spread of skin cancer. Research has shown a ...

Leading Authority Says 'Rapid' New Treatment For Skin Cancer Should Be On NHS

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, but thankfully, there may be a new, more effective, way to treat the disease. Health o...

As Skin Cancer Rates Double, I'm Finally Happy to Accept My Pale Skin

Laura Casewell | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Casewell

For years I've been bogged down with the fact that I can't tan despite having dark hair and green eyes. It's not for lack of trying - quite the opposite actually - but I just don't. In fact, I'm one of those unfortunate people that finds their skin turning various shades of red, purple or white, but never, ever brown.

How Cheap Holidays May Be A Cancer Risk

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

New figures have been released showing a dramatic increase in the number of skin cancer cases over the past five years. The number of people admitt...

We Knew Sunbeds Weren't Great For You, But This New Cancer Risk Seals The Deal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We've longed since known about the risks of using sunbeds - one woman warned against excessive tanning after developing a cancerous 'rodent' ulcer - b...

'Tanorexic' Warns Against The Dangers Of Sunbeds After Developing Cancerous 'Rodent Ulcer' (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

RossParry.co.uk | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A sunbed addict who visited tanning salons up to five times a week - even when she was nine months pregnant - is warning others about the risks after ...

Youths Risk Cancer for a Tanned Look This Summer

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Unlike many types of cancer, skin cancer is greatly affecting our young population. It's now one of the most common types of cancer in people between the ages of 15 to 34. And young people's behaviour in the sun, such as that captured by the Teenager Cancer Trust research, has got a lot to do with this.

This Is The Danger Of Lunchtime Sunbathing

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new poll reveals that apparently, nearly 50% of us top up our tans during out lunchbreak. Although this seems somewhat at odds with recent news ...