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Why is the melanoma skin cancer rate increasing?

Published today, by Roeland Pater


Reports across the globe show that melanoma is on the rise. According to a report published in the International Journal of Cancer, the incidence rate has been increasing by approximately 3-7% each year for Caucasians alone. The cause of this rise can be attributed to several factors.

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Who is most at risk for melanoma?

Published 5 days ago, by Roeland Pater

In short, people for any age, race and gender can get melanoma. But of course there are people that fall into the ‘high risk’ category, which we will explain in more detail below. There are a few groups of people that fit into this category. So who is most at risk for melanoma?

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The complete guide to skin care for men

Published 14 days ago, by Roeland Pater

When it comes to skin care, there is a lot of information out there. But mostly it is focused on women. And that does not seem right. Because when it comes to taking care of the skin, and protecting the skin’s health, everyone should be equal. Of course there are differences between men and women when we are looking at the skin – so skin care tips specifically for men are a bit different. We sat down with a few skin experts to talk about this, and to share their best tips on skin care for men.

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Dealing with depression from melanoma diagnosis

Published 19 days ago, by Roeland Pater


Many of our users perform self-checks to exclude any possible dangers. But in some cases, high risk signs are spotted and people are urged to go and see a doctor for a closer look. This could lead to a melanoma skin cancer diagnosis, which of course is very serious. If melanoma is diagnosed in an early stage, there are many treatment options available – but hearing this diagnosis will have a lot of impact. Both physically, as you have to undergo surgery in most cases, and also emotionally. Depression is therefore seen often with melanoma patients.

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