January 30, 2013

Diet, Exercise Helps Fight Malignancy

By Logan Lafferty

Mike Herch was making breakfast at home one day in 2010 when his wife noticed something odd on the back of his leg… The survival rates for malignant melanoma have improved greatly over the years, said Dr. Jerry Brewer, a surgeon in the department of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn…“It’s significantly improved,” Brewer said. In 2013, the American Cancer Society predicted that 76,690 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed, resulting in 9,680 deaths.

Quad City Times (IA) by Deirdre Baker

Tags: American Cancer Society, Cancer, Dermatology, Dr. Jerry Brewer, malignant melanoma, Mayo Clinic Rochester, melanoma, Quad-City Times, survival rate

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