A group of metro Detroit doctors is working to save lives with free skin cancer screenings.
It may seem like all the warnings about skin cancer are aimed at teen girls, but America’s dermatologists say there’s another group at high risk for deadly melanoma.
After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.
Getting naked today could save your life.
You may think skin cancer only happens after decades in the sun or in tanning beds, but younger people get the diagnosis, too.
Now that sun exposure is considered a cancer risk on the same level with tobacco and asbestos, it’s time to get serious about protecting yourself.
Doctors who treat skin cancer designated the first Monday in May as a day to remind everyone about their risk for the disease.
A new free app developed at the University of Michigan Health System allows users to create a photographic baseline of their skin and photograph suspicious moles or other skin lesions, walking users step-by-step through a skin self-exam.
If a mole appears to be changing or growing, the photos can then be shared with a dermatologist to help determine whether a biopsy is necessary.
Dermatologist Henry Lim says look for unusual skin growths.