April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.
People miss key area of face with sunscreen products, study finds
April 11, 2019 | Samantha Bonar
People commonly miss their eyelids when applying sunscreen or moisturizers containing SPF. This is of concern because this fragile area is prone to skin cancer.
Here’s What You Need to do to Protect Your Skin Against Cancer (Infographic)
May 16, 2018 | City of Hope
Our Sun Safety Shopping List infographic offers tips on how to reduce the risk of skin cancer.
Check Yourself: A Visual Guide to Skin Cancer Self-exams (w/Infographic)
May 9, 2018 | City of Hope
To detect melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, at its earliest, most treatable stage, conduct a head-to-toe skin self-examination once a month to check for suspicious moles. Unusual, or atypical, moles can ultimately develop into skin cancer.
Summer skin safety: Accessories that protect against skin cancer
July 6, 2016 | H. Chung So
One of the joys of summer is basking outdoors in the warm sunshine. Whether you are spending these long summer days on the beach or at backyard barbecues, keep in mind that getting too much sun puts you at increased risk for skin cancer.
10 facts all women should know about melanoma
May 25, 2016 | City of Hope
Skin cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers in the United States, more common than all other cancer diagnoses combined, and while melanoma represents just a small portion of those cases, it is by far the most deadly cancer of the skin. With summer days fast approaching, here are 10 facts all women should know about melanoma of the skin.