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Skin Safety

Skin Safety

Summer time, summer time. Oh, how we all love summer time. The warmth of the sun brings a smile to our face and the bright light helps to lift our

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skin cancer

Ep. 116 – LiveWell Talk On…Skin Cancer (Dr. John Vander Zee)

Dr. John Vander Zee, plastic surgeon and skin cancer expert at the Nassif Community Cancer Center’s Advanced Melanoma and Skin Cancer Clinic, joins Dr. Arnold to discuss skin cancer. Types of skin cancer, prevention recommendations, and how the Advanced Melanoma and Skin Cancer Clinic is the one-stop-shop for skin cancer patients in the area.

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Support Groups That Move

Support Groups That Move

Exercise and camaraderie go hand in hand in Exercise and camaraderie go hand in hand in the Cook Cancer Wellness Program “I’m not a gym person,” admits Judy Miller. But

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Melanoma Prevention

Reaching Out for Skin Cancer Awareness

Outreach program targets rising melanoma rates – Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is also one of the fastest-growing cancers in Iowa. In fact, the American Cancer Society reports the number of new melanoma cases in the state is up 284 percent since the 1970s. And among young people age 15 to 29, melanoma is now the second most common form of cancer.

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Karley Melanoma Survivor

Karley, Melanoma Survivor

“It Can Happen To Anyone” In August 2012, 16-year-old Karley Kenney of Vinton was making plans for her junior year at Vinton-Shellsburg High School. They included doing well in school,

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