skin cancer http://wrvo.org en Melanoma treatments advancing rapidly http://wrvo.org/post/melanoma-treatments-advancing-rapidly <p></p><p><em>Lorraine Rapp: If you would, walk us through what happens when a person finds out their mole or growth is malignant. Who makes that diagnosis and what are the first steps taken once a person gets the diagnosis.</em></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 44042 at http://wrvo.org The ABCDEs of melanoma http://wrvo.org/post/abcdes-melanoma <p>Melanoma has been on the rise in recent years. Why is that and how can we protect ourselves? This week on “Take Care,” we talk to <a href="http://www.pennmedicine.org/wagform/MainPage.aspx?config=provider&amp;P=PP&amp;ID=1667">Dr. Lynn Schuchter</a>, chief of hematology-oncology at <a href="http://www.penncancer.org/patients/cancer-types/melanoma-and-pigmented-lesions/">the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center</a>, about the most serious form of skin cancer.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Lynn Schuchter.</strong></p><p> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care 41332 at http://wrvo.org The ABCDEs of melanoma Tanning limited for teens in New York state http://wrvo.org/post/tanning-limited-teens-new-york-state <p><span id="primaryContentDepotPortlet.contentDescription">Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have agreed to limit the use of tanning beds by teenagers.</span></p><p><span>The bill will ban children 16 years and under from going to tanning salons.</span> Seventeen-year-olds will still be allowed to use tanning beds with written permission from their parents.</p><p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:00:17 +0000 Karen DeWitt 21122 at http://wrvo.org Cancer Society seeks tan ban for 18 and under http://wrvo.org/post/cancer-society-seeks-tan-ban-18-and-under <p>The American Cancer Society and other health groups are pressing for a law in New York state that would ban anyone under the age of 18 from using a tanning salon. They argue the growing risk of cancer to young people is too great a threat to ignore.</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 14:41:44 +0000 Karen DeWitt 19101 at http://wrvo.org Cancer Society seeks tan ban for 18 and under