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NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL April 20 at 6 p.m. Northside Hospital- Cherokee, Medical Associates of North Georgia. 320 Hospital Rd., Canton May 18 at 6 p.m. Northside Hospital- Atlanta, Cancer Center. 1000 Johnson Ferry Rd. NE., Atlanta June 29 at 6 p.m. … Continue reading

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Show the skin you’re in a little extra love this May in honor of Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Weston Waxweiler, M.D., of North Atlanta Dermatology dispels skin cancer myths and shares tips for successful self-examinations. Myth vs. Fact: … Continue reading

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Dr. Scott Karempelis from Dermatology Associates of Atlanta answers a reader’s question about psoriasis and skin cancer. Q: Is it true that lasers can be used to treat chronic skin conditions like psoriasis and skin cancer? A: Today’s laser technology … Continue reading

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See a dermatologist for changes in your skin or moles that have any of the following characteristics: Asymmetric when a line is drawn through the center Borders that are irregular or ragged Color variation in the same mole Diameter of … Continue reading

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Q: I get freckles when I tan. What should I look for to see if the freckle could be a sign of skin cancer? A: First, you should not purposely get a tan. Any tan from the sun or tanning … Continue reading

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