New Study: Spouses Can Boost Early Detection For Melanoma PatientsThere's an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: New research says they tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced.
May Is Melanoma Awareness MonthAfter the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
Woman Benefits From Less Invasive Melanoma TreatmentKrista Easom found a bump on her foot and just wanted it removed. Doctors did that, tested the tissue and found out that it was malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer in the U.S. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports.
Proposed Teen Tanning Ban Still Waiting For Action From QuinnDonna Moncivaiz, who suffers from late-stage melanoma, is among the most vocal supporters of pending legislation that would ban indoor tanning in Illinois for anyone younger than 18.
Dermatologist Warns Teens Against TanningA Lincolnshire dermatologist will be at Libertyville High School Thursday, hoping to save kids' lives.
Oncologists Tout Improvements In Melanoma TreatmentOncologists from around the country are in Chicago for a five-day conference, noting improvements in the treatment of melanoma.
FDA Approves Skin Cancer Drug Shown To Extend SurvivalThe Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug shown to extend survival in people with late-stage melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Legislation Would Bar Minors From Tanning BedsA strict measure to be discussed in Springfield would outlaw tanning beds for minors, even if they have parental permission to use them.

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