Having a proper post skin cancer diagnosis plan is essential in helping to minimise recurrence. Here are five actions you might consider taking once you have been diagnosed with skin cancer to help minimise it returning.
1. Regular self-examinations:
Develop a regular habit of checking your skin so you notice any changes early. Skin cancers rarely hurt and are much more frequently seen than felt. As soon as you notice any change to your skin, including any new spots, moles or freckles or changes around the site of your previous skin cancer, visit your doctor and get it checked.
The best way to remember what to look for when you are checking your skin is to use the SCAN acronym: […]