The recent news that Senator John McCain underwent surgery to remove two melanomas focused attention on the dangers of skin cancer. Guest host Kathy Merritt talks with medical experts about the different kinds of skin cancer, and about the latest research being done on new ways to diagnose and treat the disease.

Guests

  • Jean-Claude Bystryn professor in the department of dermatology at the New York School of Medicine
  • Dr. Stephen Katz National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Feb 12 2016The U.S. warns that Russian airstrikes in Syria are harming peace talks. NATO sends warships to the Aegean Sea to deter migrant smuggling. And in a rebuke to North Korea, Seoul closes a shared industrial complex. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Feb 12 2016The Republican presidential field narrows after a dramatic New Hampshire primary. The Department of Justice sues Ferguson, Missouri after the city amends a police reform deal. And the Supreme Court puts President Obama's climate regulations on hold. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

“The Anatomy Of Love,” 25 Years Later

Thursday, Feb 11 2016In the early nineties, anthropologist Helen Fisher wrote “The Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray.” Now she’s back with the latest research on how love affects the brain and how the Internet has changed dating.