Skin Cancer

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Despite Cancer Risks, Majority Of People Not Using Sunscreen

Though one in five people will develop skin cancer, many people are still not wearing sunscreen.

05/20/2015

A skin cancer screening. (WBZ-TV)

Vitamin B3, Breastfeeding Can Reduce Cancer Risks

A pair of new studies show possible ways to reduce the risk of skin cancer and breast cancer.

05/13/2015

The Blum Family van at a beach around Boston (WBZ-TV photo)

Dana-Farber Community Vans Providing Cancer Screening In Greater Boston

The van travels to communities within the city of Boston as well as outlying areas like Waltham, Brockton, and Quincy.

08/04/2014

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MGH Researchers Discover UV Radiation May Be Addictive

New research from Mass General Hospital shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.

07/09/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.

06/03/2013

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FDA Unveils New Sunscreen Rules

Federal regulators will require sunscreen manufacturers to test their products’ effectiveness against sun rays that pose the greatest risk of skin cancer.

06/14/2011

UV Light Dryers

Link Between Salon Nail Dryers And Cancer?

Those salon nail dryers that use UV light might be dangerous.

WBZ-TV–10/22/2010