How Does Melanoma Start?
July 8, 2020
Understanding what melanoma is and the warning signs, risks, and types will help you become more self-aware of what to look for. After all, early detection could save your life....
What Do The Early Stages of Skin Cancer Look Like? | Forefront Dermatology
May 6, 2020
Did you find a mole that looks a little suspicious? Are you questioning if it is skin cancer? For starters, let us just say kudos on paying attention! It is...
May is for Melanoma | Forefront Dermatology
May 1, 2020
Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime? Over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers...
When to Be Concerned About a Child’s Mole
September 11, 2019
Just as we should be concerned about our own new and changing moles, we need to be concerned about our child’s moles. Dr. Sarah Campbell, board-certified dermatologist with Forefront Dermatology...
Chemical vs. Physical Sunscreen
May 29, 2019
A lot of people are unaware that there are two types of sunscreen: chemical and physical. What’s the difference? Chemical sunscreens contain organic compounds, such as oxybenzone, octinoxate, octisalate and...
Scalp Melanomas: The Deadliest of All Melanomas
May 22, 2019
Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is derived from melanocytes, the skin’s pigment cells, and can spread quickly through the lymph nodes or blood-stream if not...
Military and the Increase in Skin Cancer
May 15, 2019
Research has shown that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. While we all are an increased risk, a recent study published in the Journal of...
What You Should Know About Precancerous Skin Growths
May 8, 2019
According to board-certified dermatologist Dr. August A. Natalie, precancerous skin growths are an early sign of extensive damage by UV rays. It is good to find these precancerous growths early...
Types of Skin Cancer
May 1, 2019
Find it. Treat it. Beat it. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and with summer right around the corner, now is a great time to become more informed about skin cancer....
4 Facts about Indoor Tanning
January 30, 2019
The wish for a sun kissed glow year-round has led to an ever-popular demand for tanning beds. Unfortunately many tanning bed users fall for the tanning myths and are not...
5 Skin Care Resolutions for 2019
January 2, 2019
The New Year is a symbolization of a fresh start and endless possibilities. It is also the time of the year when many of us make resolutions. Setting skin care...
How to Treat Sunburn
July 25, 2018
If you're reading this you must have missed our previous blog about how to properly apply sunscreen! That’s okay; I think we have all been there – lesson learned, right?...
The Truth about Tanning
May 30, 2018
The urge to have the summer glow year-round is prominent among many Americans. We have heard all the reasons: “I look thinner when I have a tan.” “I feel prettier...
Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines
May 23, 2018
Find it. Treat it. Beat it. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and with summer right around the corner, now is a great time to become informed about the top skin...
Diagnosed with Melanoma – Now What?
May 9, 2018
Learning that you have been diagnosed with melanoma - the most serious type of skin cancer – is a life-changing moment. After all, skin cancer is cancer. You may have...
Get the Facts: Melanoma Skin Cancer
May 2, 2018
It is estimated that melanoma kills, on average, over 10,000 people in the United States ever year. Understanding what melanoma is and the warning signs, risks, and types will help...