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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The co-founder of Outback Steakhouse is donating $5 million to Tampa's Moffitt Cancer Center.
(BPT) - When Bernadette first met her husband, inspirational speaker and attorney John Baumann, she was drawn to his positive attitude and confidence instantly. It wasn’t long after they met that he told her he had Parkinson’s disease (PD), a progressive disorder of the brain and central nervous system that causes a variety of movement problems such as shaking, muscle stiffness and difficulty walking. Bernadette didn’t know much about PD, but that didn’t matter, because as they became closer and eventually married, she began to feverishly research PD and embraced her role as both his wife and his caregiver. As this November marks the 17th annual National Family Caregivers Month, it is a time to celebrate people like Bernadette who dedicate their lives to the well-being of others.
(BPT) - After a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma, it can be difficult to understand the different treatment options that are available. Every case is unique and there is no single answer for which treatment may be best for you. But it is important to be an active participant in your own treatment journey, or that of your loved one, and understand the options that may be available. Having a discussion with your doctor can help determine the best path forward.
Know your options when selecting a treatment for metastatic melanoma
It appears some people may not get the message. A new Danish study finds people with skin cancer do not remain cautious about sun exposure as many as three years after their diagnosis.
Suncoast residents are contributing information over time that will impact the way we prevent, and treat cancer. A study of this magnitude only comes about every thirty years, and local hospitals are opening their doors.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You slather on SPF 50 to protect your skin from the sun, but how do you protect your eyes? A recent survey says less than half of 10,000 Americans polled know the health benefits of the right kind of sunglasses, but your favorite summer accessory could save your life.
In May 2013, superstar Angelina Jolie revealed she had both breasts removed because genetic testing showed she had a high risk for cancer. Every day, more and more people face similar decisions as genetic tests to assess the risk of breast, colon and ovarian cancer become more reliable, accessible and affordable.
With record high temps across the country more of us are exposing more of ourselves to the suns harmful rays.
SkinSmart Offers Skin Cancer Prevention Tips
Skin cancers are related to sun exposure, yet even with sunscreen sales approaching $1 billion a year, skin cancer rates continue to climb
SARASOTA - Melanoma is a familiar word if you live on the Suncoast, but Ocular Melanoma starts in the eye and can only be detected in an eye exam.
You may have noticed many people wearing orange clothing today, and for good reason.
Malignant melanoma is the deadliest form of cancer, but now a skin sparing procedure used to treat other less aggressive forms of cancer is being performed on patients with early stage melanoma.
SARASOTA - Melanoma is a disease not commonly associated with young people, but a new study released by The Journal Pediatrics is changing that common misconceptions.
FT. MYERS, Fla. - Although the Minnesota Twins reassigned Mark Sobolewski to minor league camp Tuesday, that does not dim the hopes Twins management has for the former Sarasota High School star.
Did you know melanoma can affect the eyes? In fact, it's the most common and most dangerous form of eye cancer in adults.
Skin cancer accounts for 80-percent of all new cancers in the U.S. it's preventable and if caught early, it's curable.
SARASOTA - If you are looking for a way to do something good for your health in 2013 make an appointment to have a skin cancer screening. It's quick, easy and can save your life.
(NAPSI)-The sun’s rays can be harmful all year, and as people turn to tanning beds moving into the fall, it is important to think about UV exposure. Every year, more than 2 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, making it the most common type of cancer in the United States.
(ARA) - Walking on the beach, frolicking in the surf, participating in sports, strolling through a theme park while on vacation - your feet will carry you through a lot of fun this summer. But can paying attention to them help you avoid the most common form of cancer in America? Possibly, experts say.
(NAPSI)—Spending time in the sun can result in more than just fun and games. For instance, many people find that as they age, their skin begins to show the appearance of some pigmentation commonly known as “sun spots.” These “spots” can increase in number as a person ages.