Archive for the Tag 'melanoma'

Feeling Pale and Pasty?!

Feeling pale and pasty? Feel like a quick visit to the tanning salon to use the sun bed? Think again…. Recent research published in the British Medical Journal has shown evidence that the increase in use of artificial sources of ultraviolet radiation such as indoor tanning devices like sun beds is associated with an increase […]

Tickets… Passport… Sunscreen?!

The holiday is in sight, the packing almost done. Some sun, sea and sand beckon… but wait a minute, that golden all-over tan…will achieving it be the most dangerous thing you do on holiday?  Here at Students’ Health Service we have just diagnosed a malignant melanoma (skin cancer in a mole) in a student in […]