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Emily Rose Waste

Emily Rose Waste of Juneau died at home on May 21, 2014 of skin cancer. She was 22 years old. In late January, 2012, following emergency surgery, Emily was diagnosed with stage four metastatic...
Dzantik'i Heeni students work together to fight cancer

...researchers find cures. She said her great-grandmother Womack died of cancer. Butikofer said her grandmother had skin cancer. She said three doctors told her abnormalities on her skin were fine, but she asked for tests anyway. "She was able...
Survivors help beat the odds

...said. ``The cancer was removed and as far as I know, I'm cured.'' Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among men, and the second-most fatal behind lung cancer. But it's only now developing much attention outside the...
A life filled with love is not a life wasted, even if short

...after nine years of working hard at leading a normal life, Westrup's streak was broken and he was diagnosed with skin cancer. The melanoma was removed completely and it seemed he had made it again.That same year, Carter returned to her home...
Coverage for most Americans, a scramble for states

...her new hope. Her husband Dan has back problems so bad he can't go to work some days, and with a family history of skin cancer she is worried about a mole that she hasn't been able to get checked by doctors."Having access to health insurance...
X-rays and pat-downs are dangerous to passengers and democracy alike

...TSA's machines concentrate radiation at skin level, unlike hospital equipment. No one knows what the effects on skin cancer will be. These issues were all known before the machines went into use: scientists working in X-ray imaging and...
Body Bronze offers new tanning alternative

...and is safer than tanning beds and the sun. "It's an instant dose of color and you are not exposing yourself to skin cancer or harmful rays," Olsen said. Olsen does recommend moisturizing and offers pre- and post-natural tan products...
Pass the sunscreen?

...cautious enough. Proof that I really had no idea what I was doing with this parenting thing. Oh, and that she would get skin cancer and look back on that one day, that one hour, when she didn't have sunscreen and blame me for her misery. I lathered...
Mammogram debate and a false economy narrative, but this reality: Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in American women, excluding skin cancer. It kills more women than any other cancer except lung cancer. Last year, more than 182,000 American women were...
In search of the golden glow

...out brown like roasted peanuts." And exposure to ultraviolet light in a tanning bed increases a person's risk of skin cancer and causes premature aging of the skin. He warns that effects on the skin are cumulative - just because it looks repaired...


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