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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.

05/19/2014

Dave Brown (credit: CBS)

Colorado Man Proof That Melanoma Treatment Advancement Works

Researchers in Colorado helped lay the groundwork for a new drug therapy that’s offering hope for melanoma patients.

02/13/2014

Dr. Richard Ort using the MelaFind on Amanda Livermore (credit: CBS)

Lone Tree Doctor Has New Technology That Spots Suspicious Moles Early

Every hour one person dies of melanoma in the United States. Now a Colorado dermatologist has state-of-the-art technology to spot suspicious moles early.

02/25/2013

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Is Your Cellphone More Accurate Than A Dermatologist?

It seems like there is a smartphone app for almost anything these days, but are you willing to risk your health for a free or low cost diagnosis of something weird growing on your skin? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that analyzes skin apps … that analyze your skin.

01/19/2013

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