Medical Minute: Protect skin from cancer year round to decrease risks
Wearing sunscreen regardless of the weather could reduce your chances of developing skin cancer.
“The most important thing about taking care of your skin is sunscreen,” said Dr. Ashley Sturgeon, a dermatologist with Texas Tech Physicians with the TTU Health Sciences Center. “Not just sunscreen when you think you’re going out for an activity like golf or playing at the park. It’s every day as part of your habit.”
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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.
The school, which is the sixth at the university, aims to train future health care leaders in population and public health.