Check Yourself: A Visual Guide to Skin Cancer Self-exams (Infographic)

May 23, 2017 | by City of Hope

Skin cancer remains the most prevalent of all cancers in the United States, more common than all other cancer diagnoses combined. And while melanoma makes up just a small portion of those cases (about 1 percent), it is also the most deadly.
 
To detect melanoma at its earliest, most treatable stage, it’s important to conduct a head-to-toe skin self-examination once a month to check for suspicious moles.
 
Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry. Here’s our visual guide to the ABCDEs of skin cancer self-exams.
 
 

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