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Skin Cancer: Putting it all Together

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 13:22

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here is a summary of the important facts and information related to skin cancer.

  • Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States.
  • An individual's lifetime exposure to sunlight and skin type largely determines their risk for skin cancer.
  • It is important to regularly monitor your skin for early symptoms of skin cancer.
  • Most skin cancers are cured with relatively simple treatment. Others, however, can be life threatening.
  • Skin cancer is almost 100 percent curable if found and treated early.

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