Items Tagged ‘Skin Cancer’

February 6, 2009

From the National Cancer Institute publication “What You Need to Know™ About Skin Cancer”

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Your doctor or nurse may suggest that you do a regular skin self-exam to check for skin cancer, including melanoma. The best time to do this exam is after a shower or bath. You should check your skin in a room with plenty of light. You should use a full-length mirror and a hand-held mirror. […]

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February 6, 2009

Tips for Prevention of Skin Cancer

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Each year more than one million new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the United States.[i] Because sun exposure contributes to both categories of skin cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma, sun protection over the course of a lifetime is the most important aspect of skin cancer prevention. Below are five easy-to-follow ways to protect yourself […]

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