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Learn all about common types of bumps found on the skin, from skin tags to melanomas, including their causes, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
In this article, we look at a variety of skin rashes including eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Learn about possible triggers and when to see a doctor.
Vernon Morning StarPreventing skin cancerVernon Morning StarDr. Harvey Lui, who works with both the B.C. Cancer Agency and UBC Vancouver medical school, says adults afflicted with skin cancer were fir...
Pentiction Western NewsPreventing skin cancerPentiction Western NewsDr. Harvey Lui, who works with both the B.C. Cancer Agency and UBC Vancouver medical school, says adults afflicted with skin cancer ...
(Wiley) Newborn babies instinctively have the ability to crawl to the breast when placed skin-to-skin on the mother's abdomen.
A bruise on the breast may not be cause for concern, but what causes them and when should a doctor be consulted? What other skin changes can occur?
Does bacteria in maternal breast milk and on areolar skin around the nipple transfer to the guts of infants? A new article published by JAMA Pediatrics examined the association and the results suggest...
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Women undergoing daily radiation therapy for breast cancer are commonly told they should not use antiperspirant for fear that it could cause greater rad...
Pressure ulcers are a serious health problem in medical and nursing care. Therefore, effective prevention is crucial. Major pressure ulcer risk factors have been identified but the particular role of ...
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the skin-sparing effects of 3-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in patients with early left-sided breast...
Buruli ulcer (BU) disease is a chronic ulcerative skin disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans, which can lead to extensive destruction of the skin, soft tissues and occasionally of bones. Although s...
Breast oedema causes significant morbidity and is historically difficult to quantify. The aim of this study was to identify changes in breast tissue water content from pre-operative levels in the nati...
Mastectomy skin necrosis is a significant problem after breast reconstruction. This complication may lead to poor wound healing and need for implant removal, which may delay subsequent oncologic treat...