Skin CancerInfo Center

Pembrolizumab Vs. Advanced Melanoma
Pembrolizumab may increase survival for patients with advanced melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, according to a new study.
The Link Between Moles and Melanoma
Melanoma and skin moles have long been associated. But there's some new information.
Some Melanoma Patients May Not Need This Rx
Interferon is a medication commonly used to treat melanoma, but it may not be beneficial for some patients. And the reason why may be a good one.
What Would You Risk for a Tan?
Many young women use tanning beds before swimsuit season begins to get some extra color. But these women may want to opt for a safer method.
Skin Tone and Skin Cancer Risk
Got a darker complexion? Here's why you should be checking the palms of your hands and soles of your feet.
FDA Narrows In on Teen Tanning
If the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its way, teens nationwide will be banned from using tanning beds.
A New Rx Combo for Melanoma
There's a new cancer-fighting medication combo in town, and now it's approved to tackle advanced melanoma.
Yervoy Gets a New Use
A medication previously approved to treat melanoma that cannot be removed by surgery just got the approval it needed for another melanoma-related use.
Novel Melanoma Lesion Rx Is a Go
There's a new, first-of-its kind treatment for the deadliest type of skin cancer.
This Vitamin May Lower Skin Cancer Risk
A new discovery could change the way doctors treat patients at high risk for skin cancer.