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ICYMI: March 18, 2016

Feature Story How Can Smartphones Improve Skin Cancer Diagnosis In Developing Countries? THURSDAY, March 17, 2016 (Tech Times) — Smartphones can be used for basically anything in this day and age, and now, dermatologists are turning to the device to improve detection rates for skin cancer in developing countries. How can smartphones help? By turning […]

Tanning bed lamps will now carry more warnings

FDA adds stricter warnings to tanning bed lamps The Prevent Cancer Foundation is pleased that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reclassified ultraviolet (UV) tanning lamps from class I (general controls) to class II (special controls) which will carry stricter regulations. Previously, tanning beds were regulated as “low-risk” devices. They will now carry […]

Prevent Cancer applauds FDA stricter regulations for tanning beds proposal

The Prevent Cancer Foundation applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed changes to its regulation of tanning devices, including a strong recommendation against the use of tanning beds by minors under the age of 18. We support the reclassification as an important first step by the FDA to lower the rising incidence of […]