Category: Skin Cancer

Top 5 Ways to Repair Summer Sun Damage

September 18th, 2016

Top 5 Ways to Repair Summer Sun Damage One of the most common questions from patients after summer months are over is “How can I repair all the damage I may have done from sun exposure?” This happens to even the best of us – we try to stay in the shade, use sunscreen and […]

Types of Skin Cancer – Dr. Gary Goldenberg

May 4th, 2016

As the largest organ, the skin plays in important role in protecting your body, controlling your internal temperature, and balance of water, vitamins, or minerals. It is essential to take proper care of your skin because exposure to sun and UV can potentially lead to skin cancer. Skin cancer is a disease in which malignant […]

3 ways to decrease risk of skin cancer

January 17th, 2016

3 ways to decrease risk of skin cancer: 1. Sun protection: Sun protection is most important to prevent and decrease the risk of skin cancer. This is accomplished in several ways. Sun avoidance, such as walking on the shaded side of the street, avoiding mid-day sun, and using an umbrella at the beach are important. […]

Signs of Skin Cancer

July 28th, 2015

Number  of skin cancers has increased dramatically in recent years. This includes both melanoma and non-melanoma forms of skin cancer. Melanoma cancer originates from melanocytes, skin cells which give pigment or color to our skin. It is estimated that 1 in 50 Americans will develop melanoma in their lifetime. One patient dies from melanoma every […]

Sun Protection

July 14th, 2015

Summer is here! Hello sunshine and warm weather. With summer in full swing, you’re probably spending a great deal of quality time outdoors, running, biking, hikingor hangouts on the beach. Spending more time in the hot sun can wreak havoc on your skin, even damaging your skin. This summer, fight back against the sun’s harmful […]

5 Myths About Skin Cancer

February 18th, 2015

There is a lot of misinformation regarding skin cancer on the internet. This article, by renowned NYC dermatologist and dermatopathologist Dr. Gary Goldenberg, will help you separate fact from fiction, and will provide professional insight into what skin cancer is and is not. Skin Cancer Myth #1: Skin cancer is minor and always curable. Skin […]

Self Skin Exam Can Save Your Life

January 21st, 2015

Skin cancer is a real epidemic. The number of cases keeps climbing. Younger and younger patients are getting skin cancer, likely to tanning bed exposure. And there is a shortage of dermatologists in US to take care of this growing problem. Which is why it is so important for patients to be pro-active and perform […]

Dr. Goldenberg on HealthNewsDigest.com

February 4th, 2014

We all know that melanoma is an epidemic. The most important factor in improving survival is early detection and surgical removal of the abnormal lesion. But there may be hope for those patients that waited too long to get checked – the FDA recently approved treatment with 2 new medications in combination. The combination of […]

Dr. Goldenberg Chairs an Advisory Board on MelaFind, a Melanoma Detection Device

December 8th, 2013

MELA Sciences Inc : Melanoma Diagnostics Leader, MELA Sciences, Hosts Clinical Advisory Meeting Friday, Dec. 6th in Conjunction with Mount Sinai Winter Dermatology Symposium MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELA) designer and developer of MelaFind®, an FDA approved non-invasive optical device that assists dermatologists in diagnosing melanoma at its most curable stage, announces the Company will participate […]

Dr. Goldenberg quoted in The Plain Dealer regarding melanoma detection

July 26th, 2013

Melanoma rates are going up. More and more melanomas are diagnosed in young patients. This, partially, is caused by tanning bed exposure and multiple sunburns. New techniques and devices are available to help doctors diagnose melanoma earlier. I am quoted regarding risks of melanoma in The Plain Dealer. One of these devices is Melafind. This […]