"I don’t want sympathy."
Pathology is not an exact science.
The network has renewed her contract as she battles cancer and keeps working.
"When he runs out, he puts his new coffee into the old can and never changes spoons."
One in 54 Americans will develop invasive melanoma – the rarest and deadliest type of skin cancer – in their lifetime.
Kelly Ripa urged the "Watch What Happens Live" host to get a spot on his lip checked out.
It’s never a good sign when they ask if you can come back that very day for surgery.
The vulnerability is like a plague, constantly exposing me and creating the immediate awareness of my true self without the layers of protection I've so deeply laid throughout my life. And it's the relationships that I forge (both the invigoration of old and the infusion of new) throughout the process that will hold me accountable to remain in this truth.
Melanoma can develop anywhere you have skin or mucous membranes, not just where the sun shines: scalp, chest, arms, legs
Does skin cancer run in families? My 63-year-old brother died of melanoma last year, and I'm wondering about my risks of getting this. What can you tell me?
I still walk on the beach near my home every day, even in summer. But no matter how hot it is, the only part of me that is exposed to the sun might be my fingernails. And usually not those. Bikini-clad teens roll their eyes at me like "What's the point?" From under the 6-inch brim of my sun hat, I try to beam back, "You have no idea what that tan is going to cost you."
Some people think that having darker skin means you will not get melanoma. This is not just a myth; it is a dangerous misconception. The truth is, melanoma doesn't discriminate. All types of skin need protecting.
It could be a sore that won't heal, a change in an existing mole, or a new growth. That's why it's so important to be familiar with your skin. Every nook and cranny. Don't ignore any changes.