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Skin Cancer: Are You at Risk? Skin Cancer: Are You at Risk? Patient Care

Skin Cancer: Are You at Risk?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 28, 2014
When it comes to protecting your skin from cancer, you can’t be too safe. Each year, there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, according to the ...
Get Free Skin Cancer Screening on May 31 Get Free Skin Cancer Screening on May 31 Patient Care

Get Free Skin Cancer Screening on May 31

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 21, 2014
UR Medicine’s Department of Dermatology is joining forces with the American Academy of Dermatology and the Rochester Dermatologic Society to provide free skin cancer screenings 8 a.m. to noon ...
Skin Smarts: 6 Steps for Sun Seekers Skin Smarts: 6 Steps for Sun Seekers Patient Care

Skin Smarts: 6 Steps for Sun Seekers

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Apr. 10, 2014
Heading south for the upcoming school break? Remember to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays. UR Medicine dermatologist Dr. Mary Gail Mercurio says the idea that a suntan makes you appear ...
URMC Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings May 11 URMC Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings May 11 Community

URMC Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings May 11

  • By Leslie Orr
  • Apr. 26, 2013
The University of Rochester Medical Center has partnered with the Rochester Dermatologic Society and the American Academy of Dermatology to host a free cancer screening on Saturday, May 11 from 8 ...
In Rochester, a Tale of Tainted Tattoos In Rochester, a Tale of Tainted Tattoos Research

In Rochester, a Tale of Tainted Tattoos

  • By Emily Boynton
  • Sep. 6, 2012
If you end up with a rash on a new tattoo, you should probably think twice before brushing it off as an allergic reaction or a normal part of the healing process. A recent study in the New England ...
Scouring the Skin for Clues to Better Health Scouring the Skin for Clues to Better Health Research

Scouring the Skin for Clues to Better Health

  • By Emily Boynton
  • Jun. 15, 2012
The skin is much more than the part of our body that gets sunburned in the summer and pasty in the winter: It is our largest organ and the barrier that separates us from the outside world. Persistent ...