Skin Cancer Rates in the 50 States

June 11, 2018 by Camille Brooks0

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with over 3 million Americans being diagnosed each year. Skin cancer can affect anyone regardless of skin color, but it is more common in those with lighter skin. What does this have to do with the 50 states? Based on a study conducted by 

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Types of Skin Cancer

June 1, 2018 by Camille Brooks0

Types of Skin Cancer It’s the start of summer, which means it’s the start of the hottest weather of the year, and people are flocking outdoors. Skin cancer protection is a year-round effort, but it is vital to increase layers of protection as the UV index rises. Skin cancer can come in several forms, each 

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Know Your ABCDEs

May 18, 2018 by Camille Brooks0

Know Your ABCDEs Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. It develops when UV radiation from sunlight damages the DNA in pigment-producing cells in the skin and triggers mutations that lead the skin cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors. Melanoma, like all cancers, is easiest to treat when caught early. Knowing 

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How to Give Yourself a Skin Cancer Screening

May 8, 2018 by Laurie Snyder0

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month — perfect timing as we head into a summer. Did you know skin cancer is the most common of all cancers? It’s easy to screen yourself for skin cancer, and well worth the few minutes it takes, as skin cancer is easiest to treat when caught early. The Skin 

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Sun Care Tips for Skin Cancer Prevention

April 17, 2018 by Laurie Snyder0

Skin cancer prevention has never been easier—or more important. Over the past 30 years, more people have been diagnosed with skin cancer than with all other cancers combined. Yet as sunscreens and protective clothing become more wearable and effective, skin cancer prevention is becoming second nature to many. “A few seconds a day could save 

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What is Mohs Surgery?

August 7, 2017 by Kali Glover0

Mohs surgery is a highly effective treatment for certain types of skin cancer. It is an exacting procedure in which the dermatologist performs both surgical excision of the skin cancer and microscopic examination of the surgical margins to ensure that all skin cancer cells have been removed.

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Senior Skin Cancer Prevention

July 11, 2017 by wpengine0

From utilizing preventative measures like staying protected from the sun, to being vigilant about changes you may notice, there are many tips that seniors can follow to protect from developing skin cancer.

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The Official Dermatologist of the Round Rock Express

May 26, 2017 by Kali Glover0

Baseball fans, enjoy another year of free sunscreen at the Dell Diamond. Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute will continue to be, for the third year running, The Official Dermatologist of the Round Rock Express. Join Chris Collins, MD and staff all season to cheer on the Express and raising skin cancer awareness. Skin cancer is one 

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Sunscreen Education

May 8, 2017 by Kali Glover0

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, and it is very important to remember that covering up is not the only thing you can do to foster healthy habits in your children. Studies show that only 1 in 4 children regularly wear sunscreen, and startlingly, studies also show that children who have a sunburn at an 

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Safe in the Sun: Exercising Outdoors

May 8, 2017 by Kali Glover0

Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute is here to remind you to remember to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays while exercising outdoors.

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