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How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer

Not only is skin cancer preventable, it’s highly treatable when detected early. To increase your chances of spotting skin cancer early, follow these tips from board-certified dermatologists when checking your skin.



“Caught It” PSA

Since men over 50 have a higher risk of developing melanoma, the AAD’s new PSA “Caught It” encourages men over 50 to be aware of changes on their skin so that they can detect skin cancer early, when it’s most treatable.


How to Prevent Skin Cancer
To protect your skin from the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays and reduce your risk for skin cancer, dermatologists recommend following these tips.



What to Look for in a Sunscreen

With so many sunscreens available, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which sunscreen offers the best protection for you and your family. To help, dermatologists offer these tips.



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Study: Men With Nonmelanoma
Skin Cancer History Less Likely to
Die of Melanoma


Personal history of keratinocyte carcinoma is associated with reduced risk of death from invasive melanoma in men

Skin Cancer Fact Sheet

Melanoma Fact Sheet

Sunscreen Fact Sheet

Detect skin cancer

SpotSkinCancer.org
 
 
 
 
Nicole DiVito
(847) 240-1746
ndivito@aad.org
Amanda Jacobs
(847) 240-1714
ajacobs@aad.org

 
 
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