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Two new reasons to get serious about sunscreen

By Brendan Curti, M.D., medical oncologist, director of the Providence Biotherapy Program at Providence Cancer Center and director of genitourinary...

Ask an expert: What are the top risk factors for skin cancer?

Q: “I love being out in the sun, but I have light skin that tends to burn and freckle. Should I be worried about skin cancer? What are the main risk factors? How can I reduce my risks?”

Ask an expert: Can I develop skin cancer even if my skin doesn’t burn?

I get a lot of questions about burning, tanning, skin color and skin cancer, and no matter which way you look at this question, the answer remains the same: Yes, you can still get skin cancer.

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Practice sun safety this summer

After months of unrelenting precipitation and thick cloud cover, the first signs of sun beckon like a siren song. Just this once, you think, I'll forego the sunscreen and get my healthy glow on. What harm can a few lovely UV rays do?