Tag Archives: Skin Cancer

Update Your Sun Safety – Tips to follow this Summer

One in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer before the age of 70. While we all enjoy being outdoors during this fun and relaxing time of year, dermatologists are compelled to encourage our patients to practice sun …

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The Truth About Tanning Bed Dangers You Should Avoid

Here’s the truth about tanning bed dangers you should avoid. Using a tanning bed is known to cause major health problems, including skin cancer, cataracts, and premature aging. Beware of the tanning bed dangers. Despite these alarming facts, one out …

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3 Must-Have Products for Protecting Sun-Kissed Skin

Are you ready to embrace your sun-kissed skin this summer? The sun’s UV rays are damaging to the skin, so it’s important to protect the body’s largest organ before stepping out to the beach. Although sun-kissed skin gives us the …

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Know your ABCDE’s and get your annual skin check

Summer is almost in full swing! Before you start laying out this beach season, be sure get your annual skin exam. Skin checks for abnormal moles or growths are basic sun safety that should be practiced year-round. Spending time in …

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Skin Cancer Myths You Should Stop Believing

You don’t burn so you won’t get skin cancer. There’s no such thing as a healthy tan. Any change in your natural skin color is a sign of skin damage. Over time, being in the sun can lead to skin …

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Staggering Statistics That Will Keep You Out of a Tanning Bed

35% of American adults, 59% of college students and 17% of teens have reported using a tanning bed in their lifetime. Many people believe that using a tanning bed is safer than tanning outside. Unfortunately, that’s untrue. Indoor tanning exposes …

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6 Scary Stats that Will Make You Wear Sunscreen this Winter

Since it’s so cold out, most of us don’t think about lathering on SPF during the winter months. However, this chilly season calls for moisturizing and lip protection. Most of all, it calls for sunscreen since more damage can be caused …

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Join the Hunt to Spot the Van

Over the next two months, Anne Arundel Dermatology will be attending events in North Beach, Hagerstown and Annapolis to promote healthy skin.   When you visit our custom-designed van, you can enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card grand prize, …

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery, also known as “chemosurgery” is a procedure that is one of the most effective treatments for skin cancer. The surgical application has high patient satisfaction, high cure rates, low reoccurrence rates, best cosmetic results of any treatment and …

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Anne Arundel Dermatology Helps Prevent Skin Cancer in Kent Island

Despite the 115 degree weather this past Saturday, Anne Arundel Dermatology and 110 Kids participated in the 11th Annual Youth Fishing Derby at Romancoke Pier. We were so happy to help educate everyone on skin cancer prevention and provide free …

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The “Be Sun Safe” Program Taught Kids the Importance of Sunscreen

On Wednesday, July 13th, Anne Arundel Dermatology joined with the Queen Anne’s County 4-H at the “Be Sun Safe” program at the Kent Island library. Approximately twenty children attended this program and Ms. Sally Rosenberry was the lead educator. She brought an …

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Understand the 4 Forms of Skin Cancer

The best prevention for skin cancer is to be proactive. Understanding the different types of skin cancer and their warning signs will help you to stay alert and in touch with what is going on with your skin. Skin cancers …

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Check Yourself 2016 Skin Cancer Campaign

We’re excited to launch our “Practice Safe Sun” campaign, an initiative to provide free sunscreen and chapstick across the state of Maryland to inform consumers about the importance of protecting their skin. Skin cancer can strike at ANY TIME or …

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Second Annual Miles for Melanoma Raises Over $45K

  The Second Annual Miles for Melanoma 5K Walk/Run took place on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Kent Island High School in Stevensville, MD. With over ___ participants, the event raised $45,060 and counting, almost reaching the fundraising goal. We want to …

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Join Us at the 2nd Annual Miles for Melanoma 5K Event

Did you know that Maryland has the 7th highest rate of new melanoma diagnoses nationwide? And did you know that each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung …

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Most people tan because they want a healthy glow, but tanning beds are anything but healthy. The Food and Drug Administration recently proposed a nationwide ban on indoor tanning for people under the age of 18. Exposure to UV light …

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Protect Your Skin This Winter

Winter is approaching, which means it will be time to enjoy outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. Sports enthusiasts are at an increased risk of exposure to the sun’s UV rays, so it’s important to take precaution. Most …

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A Recap of Our “Spot the Van” Campaign

From August 4th – September 1st, we ran our “Spot the Van” campaign. Our van was out on the road visiting the communities we serve to raise awareness about skin cancer. Some of our stops included Graul’s Market and Green …

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Join the Hunt to Spot the Van

Starting August 4th and running through September 1st, Anne Arundel Dermatology will be hosting events across Maryland to promote healthy skin.   When you visit our custom-designed van, you can enter to win a $500 Visa gift card, receive exclusive …

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Increasing Awareness for Skin Cancer

We want to thank everyone for your help in making our Skin Cancer Awareness Month campaign extremely successful. With your assistance, our practice was able to spread the word about the importance of early detection and encourage people to get …

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Get involved to help cure Melanoma Skin Cancer

  Melanoma is by far the deadliest form of skin cancer. Early detection of melanoma can significantly reduce mortality. The risk of dying from skin cancer is directly related to the depth of the cancer, which is directly related to …

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Anne Arundel Dermatology to host Melanoma 5K Walk/Run

Did you know that Maryland has the 7th highest rate of new melanoma diagnoses nationwide among White residents, who are the highest risk for melanoma? And did you know that each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than …

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AAAD and MDS Host Free Skin Cancer Screening

The American Academy of Dermatology and the Maryland Dermatologic Society hosted a free skin cancer screening in the House Office Building in Annapolis on February 4, 2015. While the AAD and MDS is supporting trying to pass legislation to prohibit …

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Sun Safety

Unfortunately, one in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer during the course of their lifetime. While we all enjoy being outdoors during this fun and relaxing time of year, dermatologists are compelled to encourage our patients to …

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