NBA’s Kevin Durant launches cancer-fighting shoe, Khloe Kardashian discusses melanoma and more

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Khloe Kardashian had a tumor removed from her face and used the event to get people looking for melanoma.

Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has noticed a spot on her face that hasn’t changed for months. After having the lump biopsied, she learned that she had a tumor that needed to be removed.

Kardashian, 38, said on her Instagram that she once had skin cancer and used the recent removal of the tumor as a reminder to herself and others to check herself frequently. “At 19 I had a melanoma on my back,” she said, “and I had surgery to remove that as well, so I’m pre-composed (sic) for melanomas. Even those that aren’t, we should be checking all the time.”

NBA player Kevin Durant has released a new shoe to raise money for women’s cancers.

Kevin Durant, a Brooklyn Nets forward, released an all-pink Nike KD 15 shoe called “Aunt Pearl,” in memory of his aunt who died of lung cancer in 2000.

The shoe, which will be sold in select stores and on Nike’s website, costs $160, with proceeds going to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, a nonprofit that provides grants and programs for underserved women affected. by cancer.

The former ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ star has announced that she has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

Teddi Mellencamp, who appeared on ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,’ said she was diagnosed with stage 2 melanoma during a follow-up appointment she had for a suspicious mole she withdrew in March.

Initially, the 41-year-old was diagnosed with melanoma in situ, meaning the cancerous cells were contained within her skin and did not spread any deeper. However, this week Mellencamp announced that results from another suspicious location came back as stage 2 melanoma, where cancer cells have moved beyond the top layer of skin and into the dermis layer. thicker below.

“I’m sharing this journey because I was a teenager in the 90s, putting baby oil and iodine on my skin to tan it,” Mellencamp said on Instagram. “Never wear sunscreen or have my moles checked before the age of 40. This has been such a wake-up call for me, and I hope for all of you, to love and protect the skin you are in. are.

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