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Infographic: How to Check Your Skin For Skin Cancer

February 02, 2017


Skin cancer screenings are important to help detect cancer early, when it's most treatable. The first step is to get familiar with your body and know what is normal for you. Perform monthly self-examinations using a full-length or hand-held mirror. The second step is to get a yearly professional examination by a dermatologist or skin cancer expert. If you notice anything suspicious at any time, you should make an appointment with a physician.