Counseling Patients on Sunscreen Safety
by Allison Sit on
Several media outlets have covered benzene contamination in certain sunscreens, and Johnson & Johnson recently announced a recall of certain sunscreens due to benzene contamination. Should patients be concerned about the safety of the sunscreens they use, and how should dermatologists answer questions about sunscreen safety? I consulted two expert dermatologists: Dr. Amy McMichael, pr …
Suncare Sundays: Skin Cancer Facts
by NeutrogenaMD on
Every day in the US more than 9500 people will be diagnosed with skin cancer. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S than all other cancers combined. The earlier skin cancer is detected and treated, the better chance of a cure. 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. More than 2 people die of skin cancer in the U.S. every hour. Having 5 …