Skin Cancer

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 ...

Heavy Drinking And Overeating Are Responsible For 'Dramatic' Increase Of Cancers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lifestyle factors such as overeating, smoking, drinking too much and not enough exercises may be to blame for a sharp rise in liver and skin cancer ca...

This Drug Could Help Thousands Of Skin Cancer Patients

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Thousands of patients could soon receive a pioneering drug that helps the immune system destroy tumours, thanks to a critical watchdog U-turn. Ipil...

How Is The Number Of Moles On Your Body Linked To Breast Cancer?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A recent study has discovered a link between women who have a lot of moles and an increased risk of breast cancer. Generally cutaneous nevi, commo...

Man With Skin Cancer Given 'Months To Live' Makes Miraculous Recovery - How?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A British man who had melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - made a 'miraculous' recovery after being given a pioneering new drug. Doctors...

What SPF Factor Sunscreen Should I Use?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When a spot check was done of the British public to see what factor SPF sunscreen they should be using, the answers included 15, 12 and 50. For th...

How To Check Your Moles For Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the sunshine finally making an appearance here in the UK, it's tempting to bask in the glorious heat all day. But exposing ourselves to the sun's...

This App Can Detect Skin Cancer More Accurately Than A Doctor

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Tech

There are many health apps which claim to be able to save your life. This might be the first that can actually deliver. 'Dermoscan' is a new app...

Ouch! These Painful Sunburn Pictures Will Make You Reach For The Sun Lotion

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the amount of information circulating about the dangers of too much sun (two words: skin cancer) you'd think people would have got the message by...

Good News For Eczema Sufferers, You Could Have A Lower Risk Of Skin Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss/PA | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We put up with dry, itchy skin and are constantly applying creams to try (in vain) to fight the flake - but there might be some much needed good news...

Poorna Bell

Skin Cancer: How To Spot The Signs

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Two big stories around skin cancer have cropped up recently: one is that men who live alone are more likely to get skin cancer and the second is that ...