Researchers looking at indoor tanning and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma find that the overall number of tanning sessions links to increased risk.
Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other reasons. Learn more here.
Lip cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that often starts with a lump on the lip that does not heal. Common risk factors for lip cancer include prolonged sun exposure, heavy alcohol intake, and tobacco use. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of lip cancer here.
Radiation dermatitis occurs when radiotherapy, a standard cancer treatment, damages the healthy skin cells. People can ease skin redness and peeling with calming skincare routines, some of which we explain here.
While cysts and tumors may look and feel similar, there are key differences. Hearing the word “tumor” may be frightening, but many tumors are benign, and while some cysts are harmless, others can cause problems. In this article, learn the difference between cysts and tumors. We also describe conditions that cause them.
How long does it take to grow hair after chemo and will hair look or feel different afterward? Can you stimulate hair growth after chemo?
Although cancer cells are the main target of chemotherapy drugs, hair follicle cells often die as an unwanted consequence, resulting in hair loss.
A rash can be a sign of skin cancer. Find out the differences between cancerous and non-cancerous rashes, and the types of cancer that cause them.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the expanded use of a cooling cap, DigniCap Cooling System, to reduce hair loss (alopecia) during chemotherapy.
New research shows that the gene responsible for red hair, MC1R, increases the mutation and skin cancer risk in darker-haired people, too.