Skin Cancer

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Protect Yourself From Common Skin Cancers With Tips From

Katie McCarthy, Managing Editor at, visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to show viewers different products under $55 that will help protect you from the most common forms of cancer.

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.


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The Risks Of Sun Exposure And How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.



Skin Cancer Prevention Tips From Dr. Moy

Scientist, Researcher, Dermatologist and Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Ronald L. Moy. Dr. Moy visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to discuss pre-cancers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2013

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Dermatologist Weighs In On Top 5 High-Risk Cancer Spots

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Skin cancer affects one out of five Americans, according to renowned dermatologist Dr. Lisa Chipps. Chipps appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning with the top 5 high-risk cancer spots on […]



Sunscreen Line Created In Mother’s Memory

What inspires you to change your life? For one Southland woman, it took some time, but she found her calling after looking to a mother’s love.


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Calif. Senate Bans Minors From Using Tanning Beds

California lawmakers want to limit the use of tanning booths by teens, warning that the bronzed glow they create comes from radiation and raises the risk of skin cancer.


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Former California State Treasurer Matt Fong Loses Battle With Cancer

Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, has died after a battle with skin cancer.


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Prevent Skin Cancer With Smart Girls Who Surf

Jennifer Taylor, president of Smart Girls Who Surf, visited the KCAL 9 studios Monday to talk about skin cancer prevention.

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Brian Hogan was the love of Anna’s life. But she had no idea how quickly their lives would be changed by skin cancer.

Woman Loses Husband To Stage 4 Melanoma

For Anna and Brian Hogan, it was a whirlwind romance, a love that she never expected to find. It all started with a set-up from his mom. Anna agreed to meet him while he was playing pool. But Anna remembers one more thing about that night…