skin cancer

Buffalo Skin Cancer Rates

BUFFALO SKIN CANCER RATES HIGHER THAN NATIONAL AVERAGE BlueCross BlueShield Medical Director Provides Simple Tips to Protect your Skin from the Summer Sun Buffalo, NY- Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., with the highest diagnosis rates on the East Coast, according to new information released by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Findings show that Buffalo’s diagnosed skin canc... »

Don’t stop protecting your skin, even if summer is coming to an end

Summer is coming to an end, but the risk for skin cancer is still present. Medical professionals suggest wearing a sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher every day and covering exposed skin, even in the fall months. Skin cancer prevention is becoming increasingly important; rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have increased by 800 percent among young women and 400 percent among young men ... »