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How to Spot Skin Cancer Before It Becomes Dangerous


Compared to the prevalence of other types of cancers, skin cancer is the most common type people develop during their lifetimes. Skin cancer normally looks very similar to moles on the surface of the skin. However, there are some key differences between benign moles and cancerous melanomas.

It is important to perform self-inspections of moles on the body on a regular basis. Moles that appear abnormal in shape or size or are a different color could be indications of a melanoma. Melanomas can develop due to various risk factors ranging from unprotected UV sunlight exposure to family history.

To learn more about risk factors for skin cancer and the ABCDEs of spotting potential melanomas, we invite you to continue reviewing and reading the following infographic.

Afterward, if you have further questions or suspect you might have a melanoma, please feel free to contact Crystal Run Healthcare to arrange a consultation with one of our dermatologists in the New York area.How to Spot Skin Cancer Before It Becomes Dangerous Infographic