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The Big Bang Theory PSA on adolescent melanoma

Melanoma is the second most common form of cancer for adolescents and young adults and the number one form of cancer in young women ages 25 to 30. Claire Marie Wagonhurst died from adolescent melanoma at the age of 17. She had a mole on her ankle that developed into melanoma when she was 14. When the cast of The Big Bang Theory learned how much Claire loved their show, they filmed a PSA for the foundation established in Claire's memory.

Fractora on Giuliana & Bill. Watch Giuliana Rancic getting Fractora!

Watch Hugh Jackman and David Letterman discuss skin cancer and Mohs surgery

Basal Cell Carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. An estimated 2.8 million people are diagnosed annually in the United States. While rarely fatal, they can be highly disfiguring if allowed to grow. 

Skin care clinic opens in Rockford

ROCKFORD — MD Skin Center, 1235 N. Mulford Road, a regional skin care center specializing in dermatology, Mohs surgery and facial reconstructive surgery, opened in Rockford recently, according to a Sept. 10 news release.

The clinic includes various skin-enhancing technologies, including InMode, a phototherapy unit and a blue light photodynamic therapy illuminator, as well as soft-tissue fillers, Botox and chemical peel treatments.

Doctors Melissa Stenstrom, Andrew Jun and Nurse Practitioner Lori Schultz make up the staff of the clinic.