Five Steps to Better Skin Cancer Prevention

Donald J. Brideau, MD, is a board-certified primary care physician with a special interest in dermatology. He practices family medicine at Inova Primary Care – Lorton. Skin is your body’s largest organ. It keeps your other organs safe from the elements and infection while helping to regulate your body temperature. But with all that exposure,…

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Inova Melanoma Symposium Offers Resources and Hope

Sekwon Jang, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. He is a member of the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center, and specializes in the treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers.   We’ve just wrapped up Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May, and the members of the Inova Melanoma and Skin…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Sunscreen

Patricia Lucey, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist at the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center. She has a special interest in using screenings and other tools to detect the disease at its earliest stages. Read Dr. Lucey’s profile. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. Melanoma makes up only a small fraction of skin cancer…

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Raising Skin Cancer Awareness: Inova Dermatologist Joins Skin Cancer Health Fair & Screening on Capitol Hill

Suraj S. Venna, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and director of the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center. He has a particular interest in the prevention, detection and treatment of melanoma. Read Dr. Venna’s profile. As a melanoma specialist, I see patients with skin cancer in the clinic every day. Unfortunately, many of those cases…

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Experts from Inova Schar Cancer Institute’s Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center Speak at Largest Annual Meeting of Dermatologists

Several specialists from the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center (MASCC) at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute (ISCI) were among the invited speakers at the 74th annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. The largest annual gathering of dermatologists in the U.S., this year’s meeting was held March 4-8 in Washington, D.C. Inova Physicians Discuss…

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Inova Dermatologist Helps Local Students Win Sun-Shade Grant to Improve Sun Safety and Prevent Melanoma

Suraj S. Venna, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and director of the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center. He has a particular interest in the prevention, detection and treatment of melanoma. Read Dr. Venna’s profile. Running around outside is one of the best parts of being a kid. But when children don’t have a place…

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Jimmy Carter’s Rare Cancer Diagnosis

Suraj Venna, MD, is board certified in dermatology. He is the founding director of the Inova Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center. Dr. Venna specializes in detecting and treating skin cancer. Dr. Venna is also chair for the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology Melanoma Education Committee, the largest international meeting of oncologists. Read Dr. Venna’s…

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