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Dermatologists Still Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings

With conflicting information about cancer screenings in the news, it can be difficult to know what you should do. When it comes to skin cancer, early detection continues to be important. The 5-year survival rate for people whose melanoma (the deadliest skin cancer) is detected and treated before it spreads to the lymph nodes is 99%.

To help you detect skin cancer in its earliest and most treatable stage, the American Academy of Dermatology offers the following:

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