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Krista Easom was treated for complications from melanoma with new therapies. (CBS)

Woman Benefits From Less Invasive Melanoma Treatment

Krista 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.

08/22/2013

Tanning bed (CBS)

Proposed Teen Tanning Ban Still Waiting For Action From Quinn

Donna 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.

08/15/2013

Tanning bed (CBS)

Dermatologist Warns Teens Against Tanning

A Lincolnshire dermatologist will be at Libertyville High School Thursday, hoping to save kids’ lives.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2012

Melanoma Screening

Oncologists Tout Improvements In Melanoma Treatment

Oncologists from around the country are in Chicago for a five-day conference, noting improvements in the treatment of melanoma.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2011

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Yervoy (Associated Press Business Wire Photo)

FDA Approves Skin Cancer Drug Shown To Extend Survival

The 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.

03/26/2011

Tanning bed (CBS)

Legislation Would Bar Minors From Tanning Beds

A strict measure to be discussed in Springfield would outlaw tanning beds for minors, even if they have parental permission to use them.

02/28/2011