On Melanoma Monday, we reflect on the personal stories shared by melanoma survivors and are moved to help drive awareness throughout our community.
Video from the Melanoma Foundation of New England.
It’s a good idea to examine your skin head-to-toe once a month, looking for any suspicious lesions. Self-exams can help you identify potential skin cancers early, when they can almost always be completely cured. Remember to check for the ABCDEs of melanoma on any suspicious-looking moles or spots: Asymmetry, uneven Borders, inconsistent Color, a Diameter larger than the size of a pencil eraser and Evolution or change in size, shape, color or elevation.
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