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Category Archives: Skin Cancer

Why You Should Get a Yearly Skin Cancer Exam

Did you know that most dermatologists and doctors recommend getting a yearly skin exam? Statistically, 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer at least once in their lifetime—skin cancer happens to be the most common type of cancer. One reason why physicians recommend such regular upkeep is because skin cancer is treatable and manageable only if it’s caught early…

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Summer Is Here—Know the Signs of Skin Cancer

Lounging in the sun is a favorite summertime activity for many but, unfortunately, too much sun can lead to sun damage and even skin cancer. Do you know what to look for? Knowing the signs and symptoms of skin cancer can help you to take action quickly—before the cancer spreads to other parts of the body. Approximately 1 in 5…

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Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Moles

Moles… you’ve probably got them, but how much do you really know about them? Keep reading for everything you’ve ever wondered (and a few things you haven’t) about moles. What Is a Mole? Moles occur when a type of cell known as a melanocyte grow in cluster instead of being spread throughout the skin. Melanocytes produce the pigment in your…

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Avoiding Sunburns This Summer

It’s getting hotter and we’re loving sunny days by the pool. As you soak up the sun this summer, stay sun safe. Not only will you avoid uncomfortable sunburns, you’ll also protect yourself from premature aging and skin cancer. Sun is fun, but only when you’re careful. Prepare and Prevent to Avoid Sunburns A little prevention can go a long…

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