When one pimple that doesn’t go away for a long time turns out to be skin cancer…
Happy December! Another way to take care of your loved ones this month. If they are in doubt, get it checked out! http://ow.ly/UVth306FxaP
Skin cancer a higher risk with “gingers” but now researchers know why. Read more: http://ow.ly/2wKq302cDxw
So many patients are sent to us because their wife or partner wanted them to come. Partnering saves lives. http://ow.ly/bBpz301Oe9A
Be shady on these hot days! http://ow.ly/ity8301LEf7
‘Mr. Sun’ campaign warns about profound consequences of kids’ sunburns
Skin Care Awareness Month with focus on Melanoma: http://ow.ly/4nngGC
Dermatologists recommend performing regular self-exams and looking for the following:
A is for Asymmetry: One half doesn’t match the other.
B is for Border irregularity: The edges are ragged, notched or blurred.
C is for Color that varies from one area to another.
D is for Diameter: Melanomas are usually greater than 6 millimeters (the size of a pencil eraser) when diagnosed, but they can be smaller.
E is for Evolving: Look for a mole or skin lesion that looks different from the rest or is changing in size, shape or color.