TITLE

Skin cancer update

PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jul99, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime according to the American Academy of Dermatology statistics. Development of melanoma in children and teens who suffer sever sunburns.
ACCESSION #
2126732

 

Related Articles

  • A Safe Place in the Sun. Goff, Karen Goldenberg // Insight on the News;08/30/99, Vol. 15 Issue 32, p28 

    Presents facts on skin cancer. Dermatologists' theories about skin cancer; Explanation on the effects of tanning; Types of ultra violet (UV) rays; Damages caused by UV rays; Advises from the American Academy of Dermatology. INSET: We All Scream for Sunscreen.

  • Skin cancer: Not just from the sun. Young, Stephanie // Glamour;Aug96, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p37 

    Describes the non-solar factors that potentially increase susceptibility to skin cancer. Scars; Birthmarks; Viral infection.

  • Skin cancer more likely when HPV present.  // Clinical Advisor;Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p12 

    The article reports that patient with human papillomaviruses (HPVs) have higher risks of skin cancer.

  • Hunting for moles.  // Men's Health;Mar96, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p116 

    Reports on the links between moles and skin cancer. Source of information; Significance of the change in size, color or shape of moles.

  • Counting moles for skin cancer.  // Consumer Reports on Health;Apr95, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p40 

    Reports that people with a half dozen or more moles larger than one-fifth inch in diameter are at increased risk for skin cancer.

  • Sunscreen saves lives.  // Consumer Reports on Health;Jun95, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p64 

    Reports on a study which confirms that sun exposure causes malignant melanomas which is the most deadly type of skin cancer. Reduction of risks by protecting children from sun exposures during the first 15 years; Use of sunscreens to reduce the risk of precancerous skin lesions.

  • Sunbeds and cancer link. Polak, Monika // GP: General Practitioner;2/18/2002, p55 

    Focuses on the confirmation on the risk factors of suntanned skin by the dermatologists in the United States. Skin cancer from intense ultraviolet exposure; Association of sunburn from tanning lamp to cancers; Vulnerability of cosmetic tanning users to skin cancer and eye damage.

  • Skin Type and Optimistic Bias in Relation to the Sun Protection and Suntanning Behaviors of Young Adults. Clarke, Valerie A.; Williams, Tracy; Arthey, Stephen // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Apr97, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p207 

    The study examined the roles of general and personal beliefs and skin type in relation to suntanning and sun protection, by assessing various perceptions of risk of skin cancer both for the self and for the average person. A sample of 355 people aged 16 to 25 years was selected randomly from the...

  • Human papillomavirus infection as a risk factor for anal and perianal skin cancer in a prospective study. Bjorge, T.; Engeland, A.; Luostarinen, T.; Mork, J.; Gislefoss, R.E.; Jellum, E.; Koskela, P.; Lehtinen, M.; Pukkala, E.; Thoresen, S.O.; Dillner, J. // British Journal of Cancer;7/1/2002, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p61 

    Human papillomavirus has emerged as the leading infectious cause of cervical and other anogenital cancers. We have studied the relation between human papillomavirus infection and the subsequent risk of anal and perianal skin cancer. A case-cohort study within two large Nordic serum banks to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics