Dermatologists stress how important it is to check your moles regularly, but do you know all the steps to give yourself a head-to-toe mole self-exam?
skin cancer awareness
According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer accounts for nearly half of all cancers in the United States, with one in five people having some form of skin cancer. Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, will account for more than 76,600 cases of skin cancer in 2013, resulting in roughly 9,000 deaths
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and Water’s Edge Dermatology recommends the following skin cancer prevention tips to have fun in the sun and reduce risk for skin cancer at the same time: Generously and regularly apply water-resistant sunscreen that has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or more. Make sure the sunscreen is