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Keloid scars: Advanced therapies and research to break the ‘overhealing’ cycle

Keloid scars – raised, thick tissue that forms out of typical wounds – can be socially and physically uncomfortable. In this week’s MedBlog, Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D., discusses standard treatments, advanced therapies, and cutting-edge research on potential genetic causes of keloids. Learn more.

Cancer; Dermatology

What does skin cancer look like? Pictures, plus prevention tips

Cancer; Dermatology

The not-so-friendly skies? Why pilots and flight attendants have a higher risk of skin cancer

Studies have shown that pilots and flight attendants are at a greater risk for skin cancer, but much is still unknown about why. Jennifer G. Gill, M.D., PhD, breaks down potential factors, as well as other occupations and hobbies that pose an increased risk.

Cancer; Dermatology; Prevention

5 burning questions about sun protection and skin cancer

In the blazing Texas summer, sun protection is key. UT Southwestern dermatologist Elizabeth Savory answers the burning questions about sunscreen, tanning and skin cancer.

Cancer; Dermatology

3 skin cancer treatments that might stop melanoma in its tracks

Melanoma rates are increasing in the U.S., even as incidences of other cancers are declining. However, treatment advances in the last decade have tripled survival rates for advanced melanoma.