5 Facts People With Dark Skin Should Know About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is often deadlier when found in people with dark skin, so know your risks
A Black dermatologist examines a Black man's back for signs of skin cancer with a dermatoscope.

David’s Story: Infusion Treatments Bring Deadly, Blistering Skin Disease Into Remission

When life-threatening pemphigus vulgaris flared up, a new treatment regimen kept this airline captain flying
Patient David Baron stands outside of RUSH University Medical Center on a sunny day.
Ear, Nose & Throat

Bob’s Story: Nose Restored After Skin Cancer Surgery

His nose looks back to normal thanks to a procedure using skin from his own forehead
Patient Bob Costigan stands in the skyway over Ashland Avenue leading to the Rubschlager Building.

Eczema or Psoriasis: How to Tell Which One You May Have

Eczema and psoriasis may look similar and have some symptoms in common, but there are a few key ways to tell the difference
A closeup of gray faux leather that is dry and cracked.

What Is Mohs Micrographic Surgery? 8 FAQs About Mohs

Procedure for removing skin cancer has a high success rate and shorter recovery

Playing it Safe in the Sun

The sun’s rays can cause sunburn and premature aging. Protect against both
Play it safe in the sun

Practice Sun Safety To Prevent Skin Cancer

Every day, nearly 20 Americans die of melanoma. Dermatologist Arjun Dayal, MD, encourages prevention and early detection
Applying sunscreen

Shelley’s Story: Psoriasis Treatment Is More Than Skin-Deep

Shelley lived with severe psoriasis for her whole life until a RUSH physician listened, provided treatment and gave her hope
Shelley Messer stands in front of a window in winter.

Should You Get a Skin Check?

A RUSH dermatologist explains who needs a skin cancer screening and what you can expect
dermatologist checking a mole on skin

Turn Winter Skin Woes Into Wows

Calm, soothe and protect for healthy, happy skin
Winter Skin