Melanoma: Why You Need to Schedule a Skin Cancer Screening Now by Margaret Steck

Melanoma: Why You Need to Schedule a Skin Cancer Screening Now

I had a scare one summer when my dermatologist diagnosed me with malignant melanoma on my shin. Not only did I need surgery to remove a large piece of skin on my leg, I also had three lymph nodes removed and tested to see if the melanoma had spread. Luckily, we caught it early. 

Having gone through this, I can't stress enough the importance of seeing a dermatologist once a year for a skin check. To me, it's as important as a yearly mammogram and could mean the difference between life and death.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
So scary! Thank you for this important reminder, Margaret Steck - I'm so glad you're OK! xoxo

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