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Know Your Skin, Risk Factors: Kelowna Skin Cancer Physician

Global News, May 10, 2019:
On May 10th, Dr. Ben Wiese of the Kelowna Skin Cancer Screening Clinic was able to interview with Global News about the importance of skin cancer awareness and protection. Learn more about the best ways to protect your skin, and what you should know about skin cancer. Read the full article from Global News here.

In Conversation With Dr. Ben Wiese

Kelowna Daily, May 9, 2019:
Dr. Ben Wiese of the Kelowna Skin Cancer Screening Clinic had an opportunity to sit down with The Daily Courier about the importance of practicing proper sun protection and doing consistent skin cancer screenings. See the full interview with the Daily Courier here.

Getting to know your skin could save your life

Kelowna Now, May 8, 2019:
Dr. Ben Wiese of the Kelowna Skin Cancer Screening Clinic discusses the importance of consistent skin cancer screenings, and what he offers with his wife, Dr. Lize Wiese at the screening clinic. Read the full article from KelownaNow here.

Kelowna Doctor Warns Against Tanning As Skin Cancer Rates Rise

Kelowna Capital News, May 7, 2019:
As part of May Skin Cancer Awareness month, Dr. Ben Wiese of the Kelowna Skin Cancer Screening Clinic spoke with Kelowna Capital News about the importance of avoiding tanning as skin cancer rates increase. Read the full article from Kelowna Capital News here.

Dr. Ben Wiese Discusses The Risks Of Melanoma With Skin Cancer Patient

Dr. Ben Wiese had the opportunity to talk about what it is like to be diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer with one of his patients, from his perspective. The insightful interview provides a deeper look into melanoma. See the original interview here.

Dr. Ben Wiese Discusses The Significance Of Skin Cancer Screening

Dr. Ben Wiese talks about why it is so important to be consistent with skin cancer screenings to help prevent your risk of developing it within your lifetime. See the original video here. 

Dr. Ben Wiese Answers Common Questions About Sunscreen

Dr. Ben Wiese of the Kelowna Skin Cancer Screening Clinic answers some of the most commonly asked questions about how to choose the right sunscreen, and what the proper measures are. See the original video here.

Dr. Ben Wiese Introduces His New Videos From The Kelowna Skin Cancer Screening Clinic

Dr. Ben Wiese is committed to raising awareness about the dangers of skin cancer, and how it can be prevented. He is passionate about helping his community in Kelowna, British Columbia. See the original video here. 

The Importance Of Skin Cancer Prevention

KelownaNow, May 1, 2018:
Dr. Ben Wiese of the Kelowna Skin Cancer Screening Clinic discusses the importance of skin cancer prevention through consistent screenings and practicing daily sun protection. Read the full article from KelownaNow here.

Save Your Skin

Castanet, May 4, 2018: DId you know that 90% of melanoma is considered 90 percent preventable? With summer quickly approaching, Dr. Ben Wiese talks about the significance of consistent skin cancer screenings, especially when trying to prevent skin cancer. Read the full article from Castanet here. 

Vitamin B Derivative (Nicotinamide) Appears To Reduce Skin Cancer Risk

Skin Therapy Letter, September 2, 2017:
Skin Therapy Letter examined skin cancer in further detail, to get a better understanding of nicotinamide in skin cancer risks. The study demonstrated that the role of nicotinamide, in both topical and oral forms, is a chemopreventive agent against skin cancer. Learn more about how nicotinamide can help reduce your skin cancer risk.

Man Against Machine: Diagnostic Performance Of A Deep Learning Convolutional Neural Network For Dermoscopic Melanoma Recognition In Comparison To 58 Dermatologists

Oxford Academic, May 28, 2018:
Oxford Academic talks about how deep learning convolutional neural networks can help make skin cancer screenings more accurate and reliable. Read the full study here.

Save Your Skin Foundation

The Save Your Skin Foundation is a national patient-led not-for-profit group dedicated to the fight against non-melanoma skin cancers, melanoma and ocular melanoma through nationwide education, advocacy, and awareness initiatives. Visit the Save Your Skin Foundation website.

Melanoma Network Of Canada

If you want to learn more about melanoma and its risks, visit the Melanoma Network of Canada. The Melanoma Network of Canada is a nationally-based organization to coordinate educational and prevention efforts, provide a strong voice for advocacy, and assist in efforts to target funding for melanoma research. Visit the website for the Melanoma Network Of Canada here.

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