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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

How to check your skin

See the link below to learn how to check your skin.
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Monday, October 27, 2014

Hopkins: Dermatopathologist Leads the Departmentís Research Efforts inCombating Melanoma

Janis taube, m.d., m.sc. is one of the leading scientific researchers in the Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology. As a dermatopathologist, she straddles two worlds of medicine-looking at tissue biopsies under a microscope to determine a diagnosis and understanding the medical journey when a patient is diagnosed with
melanoma.
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.
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Monday, June 10, 2013

Ripken Baseball camp teams up with Johns Hopkins Medicine's Department of Dermatology and The Kropfelder Foundation

The Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology in collaboration with The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research has teamed up with Ripken Baseball to help eradicate skin cancer.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

New England Journal of Medicine

Safety, Activity, and Immune Correlates
of Anti-PD-1 Antibody in Cancer. Click the link below to read the full article.
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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

How Do I Check My Skin

The first line of defense against skin cancer starts with you. Ask a dermatologist how often you should examine your skin for signs of skin cancer and consult a dermatologist if you notice anything suspicious. These simple steps can help ensure that skin cancer is diagnosed in its earliest, most treatable stage. Below you will find information about how to examine your skin and what signs to look for.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

A Platform for Elevating Melanoma Clinical Research

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

MedChi Applauds Dhmh Review Of Tanning Device Regulations

BALTIMORE, July 27, 2012 - MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society applauds the statement released today that The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is seeking public input on its regulations concerning the use of tanning devices by minors...


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Monday, August 06, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Obituary for Nicholas F. Kropfelder


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Thursday, May 10, 2012

CDC: Half of young adults get sunburned

ATLANTA (AP) - Half of U.S. adults under 30 say they have had a sunburn at least once in the past year, a government survey found - a sign young people aren't heeding the warnings about skin cancer.
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