Melanoma: 2 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer! by Joy Stephenson-Laws JD

Melanoma: 2 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer!

With summer fast approaching, what better time to be aware of, and proactive about, skin cancers like melanoma, which is now the fastest growing cancer in the U.S. Excessive sun exposure is generally a cause in addition to genetics or radiation treatments.

  • Consider visiting a dermatologist and getting regular skin checkups as a necessary part of your proactive health regimen. 
  • Dermatologists also volunteer their time and expertise to provide SPOTme® skin cancer screenings. This is a FREE service offered through the American Academy of Dermatology, an organization “committed to detecting skin cancer in its earliest, most treatable stage…” 

“When it rains it pours and when it shines you get melanoma." - Sol Luckman

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I've already had a couple of spots removed - not melanoma, but still scary. Thanks for the helpful tips, Joy Stephenson-Laws JD !

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