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Prevention Strategies

Early Detection

In addition to being sun safe, early detection strategies are important because if identified early, skin cancer can be treated and removed. Check your skin on a monthly basis and consult a physician immediately if you notice changes in your skin.

Image of skin self exam - look carefully at forearms and upper underams and palmsImage of skin self exam - look at the backs of the legsImage of skin self exam - look at the spaces between toes and the soleImage of skin self exam - part hair for a closer look at the scalpImage of skin self exam - examine back of neck and scalp with a hand mirror