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.
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.
A Lincolnshire dermatologist will be at Libertyville High School Thursday, hoping to save kids’ lives.
Oncologists from around the country are in Chicago for a five-day conference, noting improvements in the treatment of melanoma.
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.
A strict measure to be discussed in Springfield would outlaw tanning beds for minors, even if they have parental permission to use them.