Posts tagged “Melanoma”

How to Make Your Home More Cancer-Patient Friendly

by GregP_WN

A family’s cancer journey can feel overwhelming. For caregivers, knowing how to balance your own needs while still providing the best possible care and support to your loved ones isn’t always easy. After taking care of our Parents our family learned some things to make life a little easier for both the caregivers and the patient. 

Cancer Patient Bathroom

Before a cancer diagnosis, most families just go about their daily routine with ease. However, after receiving a cancer diagnosis, families quickly realize...

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"Melanoma Monday" - Check Yourself, Check Your Partner

by GregP_WN

May is designated as National Melanoma Month. Included in that designation is National Melanoma Monday, which is the first Monday in May. The American Academy of Dermatology has set aside this day to raise awareness about skin cancer.

Melanoma Monday

People who are unaware of the dangers of skin cancer will often say things like, "at least it's just skin cancer", or "that's one of the good kinds of cancer, right"? They are not aware that on average, one person dies every hour from melanoma, or that early...

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Don't Fry! 5 Things to Remember About Skin Protection

by Brittany McNabb

In honor of Don't Fry Day and with Memorial Day Weekend literally around the corner, we want to remind you of 5 skin care essentials. Skin cancer is by far the most common cancer; it is also one of the most preventable by taking precautions when in the sun, getting your skin checked regularly for abnormalities, and by speaking to your doctor about any and all concerns.

Don't Fry Day

1. Be safe in the sun.

The American Cancer Society gives very specific advice for staying in the sun. They say to slip,...

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