Skin Cancer

Palm trees rise up toward a blue sky on a tropical beach
Read September 20, 2023

What We Can Learn From Jimmy Buffett’s Battle With Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Jimmy Buffett passed away September 1 after a 4-year battle with Merkel cell carcinoma. While many people around the world mourn the loss of the beloved singer-songwriter, Buffett's diagnosis is helping to bring more awareness to MCC. Here's what to know about this rare and aggressive type of non-melanoma skin cancer, and risk factors to watch for.
A blue beach umbrella casts shade over a blue folding chair on a sunny beach
Read May 24, 2023

The #1 Thing You Can Do to Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Practicing sun safety can help you reduce your risk. Here’s how to enjoy the great outdoors while protecting your skin. Plus: Skin cancer signs to look for, and what we can learn from a former U.S. president about the importance of early detection.