Taye Diggs on Tanning Beds: ‘Stop Trying To Be Black, People!’

That’s what the actor told a roomful of people last night at the Skin Cancer Foundation Gala, an evening recognizing achievement in educating the public about sun protection and skin cancer prevention.

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This New Breast Cancer Music Video Is Everything You’d Expect From Paula Abdul

It’s been a long while since her smash “Straight Up” but now, Paula Abdul is finally back: as the star of a surprisingly catchy, sorta-cringeworthy, but also super sweet music video to promote self breast exams.

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Basketball Team Moves Up Season For Freshman With Terminal Brain Cancer

Mount Saint Joseph University freshman Lauren Hill hasn’t let cancer get in the way of shooting hoops, and the NCAA is helping her reach her ultimate fitness goal: to play one game on her Ohio college’s basketball team.

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The Worst Example of “Pinkwashing” We’ve Seen This Year

Baker Hughes, a major oilfield services company, has pledged a $100,000 gift to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. To go along with its donation, Baker Hughes is painting and distributing 1,000 pink drill bits to oilfields around the world.

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The Crazy Way Tampons Could Help Detect Ovarian Cancer

Researchers have found it’s possible to detect ovarian cancer gene mutations in vaginal fluid samples — a finding they hope is a step toward an effective screening test for the disease.

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How Fashion and Beauty Trends Contributed to the Rise in Melanoma

Changing fashions, cultural attitudes and health beliefs have contributed to the rise of deadly melanoma skin cancer, according to a new study.

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Why Do Some People Get Multiple Cancers?

Reality star Diem Brown, battling her third bout with cancer in the past decade, was dealt another blow this week when she was hospitalized for a new tumor blocking her kidneys.

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NFL Player Gives Heartwarming Speech to Daughter Before Cancer Surgery

A Cincinnati Bengals player gave the sweetest pep talk to get his daughter ready for her cancer surgery.

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What You Need to Know About Thyroid Cancer

Rates of thyroid cancer have increased three-fold in the last three decades in the United States; by some measures, it’s considered the fastest-growing cancer among women.

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Heart-Warming Video Brings Smiles to Kids With Cancer

A new music video aims to offer hope to the brave children fighting pediatric cancer.

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