Tag Archives: skin cancer

Building Awareness: What All Chronic Pain Sufferers Have In Common

Today, about two months and two weeks after my heart attack, I went back to continue the high dose IVIG (intravenous immunoglobulin G) treatments that were recommended by the doctors at the Mayo Clinic last summer. I am just back … Continue reading

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Check Your Skin – It’s Melanoma Monday! Here’s a Handy Tool!

May is Skin Cancer / Melanoma Awareness Month.  And, the first Monday in May is Melanoma Monday.  Melanoma is a devastating disease that can be best avoided by prevention.  Either avoiding sunburns and/or tanning beds or finding a mole in … Continue reading

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May 2014 – National Melanoma Skin Cancer Prevention Month

***I have a history of Stage IV Metastatic Malignant Melanoma.  Even though current medical technology can not currently detect the disease in my body, it is there and will always be there.  I live with the knowledge that it is … Continue reading

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Alcohol consumption and risk of melanoma

Here is the summary. (MM=malignant melanoma and NMSC=non-malignant skin cancer) Not a hugely strong relationship. Also, red wine was not shown to have an impact. So, I would say that this is just one more factor in a wide array … Continue reading

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