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Melanoma: Recognizing the Top Signs of Skin Cancer

Statistics show that around 1.4 million people in the United States currently live with melanoma. This serious skin cancer occurs when the cells responsible for producing pigment in the skin, called melanocytes, mutate and grow abnormally. Early detection is crucial for successful treatment and outcomes. There are several signs that you should look for.  Top Signs of Skin […]

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Should I see a dermatologist for moles?

When we hear of skin cancer, we are often told to monitor preexisting moles for changes. While this is good overall advice, it is important that patients understand that skin cancer can present in many different ways and not just in moles. Additionally, the presence of moles doesn’t mean that a patient has skin cancer, […]

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Skin Cancer Screenings

The Importance of Routine Skin Cancer Screenings

According to the American Cancer Society, the most common cancer in the US is skin cancer. Over the last few decades, the number of patients diagnosed with skin cancer has continually increased. Skin cancer is diagnosed more often in one year than all other types of cancer combined. However, thanks to being visible on the […]

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DIY Sunburn Remedies While You’re Vacationing

It’s easy to fall out of your normal rhythm when you’re on vacation. Checking email gets harder to do, hitting the gym is less instinctive, and forgetting to reapply sunscreen throughout the day is easier when there’s a beach volleyball game to win. But just because you’re spending more time in the sun doesn’t mean […]

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The Truth Behind Actinic Keratosis

Although Texas is one of the greatest states to live in—  wide-open spaces to play in for days— it is also one of the states with the highest reported cases of skin cancer. And even if you don’t have skin cancer, you likely have some precursor signs of this disease in the form of sun […]

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