Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say
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Early changes look similar to abnormalities seen in lung cancer, researchers find
Caused by certain gene mutations
Gilotrif targets a gene mutation that occurs in about 10 percent of cases
'Personalized immunotherapy' may one day treat late-stage skin cancer
Even low pollution levels linked to harmful effects in studies
But study also found those patients were less likely to die than those with early recurrence
White males made up about 40 percent of deadly skin cancer patients, but more than 63 percent of deaths
Tanning beds, organ transplants and smoking among additional risk factors
She now blogs about her experience and how she has learned to accept her natural skin color
Reducing radiation dosage would also help, study found
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