Dermatologist offers her personal insights A regular, weekly exercise routine has been proven to increase longevity and prevent many of the most common health problems. I’ve been writing about it for years and am a big proponent of exercise for health and vitality. But, how do you stay motivated to get your exercise on a […]
Is Your Skin Ready for the Sun? Do you have your sun protection tool kit ready? Do you need a skin cancer check? Melanoma Monday is May 7th in 2018. It’s that ribbon on your finger to remind you to check in with yourself. Do you have a skin spot you are worried about and […]
When my oncologist told me I needed a chemo port as part of cancer treatment, I was in shock. Port placement was the first procedure followed by many surgeries, and 4 months of hardcore chemo. I wasn’t sure I was going to survive the cancer. But if I did, I sure did not want an ugly horizontal scar to remind me of cancer forever.
Cold winter weather makes it hard to want to go outdoors, short days make you want to be home and cozy, and good TV shows keep you up and make you want to sleep in. I need motivation, and it just came into my email box from the National Cancer Institute.
The National Cancer Institute has just updated the list of infectious agents known to cause cancer, and it’s growing. Some of these infections are contagious, even by simply sharing food. The risk factors for ‘catching’ these germs are evolving. Even living a careful life is not insurance enough.
Breast and Ovarian Cancer Awareness months are wrapping up – but, of course, the diseases will continue to play out in our lives. I want to be sure that the lessons learned and stories shared these past two months will help you. These are common cancers and we are all touched one way or another. I […]
It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this blog article is Part 3 of Dr. Bailey’s Thriving Series, our 5-part series sharing Dr. Bailey’s insights and personal experiences for how to go beyond surviving cancer, to thriving. We also want to say THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED AND SUPPORTED Dr. Bailey’s Team in Making Strides Against Breast […]
I always see many more skin cancers in the late summer and fall. It happens every year in my dermatology practice – for 30 years, a deluge of skin cancers show up every fall, to the surprise of my patients. We prepare our schedule for it. If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, get your skin examined […]
I love to have fun, and even fighting breast cancer can be fun when we give away skin care products! Yep, help us raise money for the fight against breast cancer and you’ll automatically be entered into our contest. One winner will receive a $150 gift certificate in skin care products or in-office aesthetician services (for those that are local). […]
Previvor Day is appropriately sandwiched in between 2 big Cancer Advocacy months: September is Ovarian/Prostate Cancer and October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. These are common cancers, big Western World killers, and some people have a genetic predisposition to them. A genetic predisposition means they hold in their genes an even higher risk of suffering […]