Performing self-examinations for melanomas and other types of skin cancers is crucial in achieving early detection. By spotting skin cancer early, you can avoid surgery and – in the case of melanomas – avoid disfigurement or death.
By having a doctor perform an initial full-body exam, you can ensure that any existing moles, freckles or spots are not cancerous. Following this, it is advised that you perform self-examination about once a month. […]