When Should a Mole Be Checked by a Doctor?

When Should a Mole Be Checked by a Doctor?

Many people have at least a few moles, and they often appear before the age of 20. Although most moles are harmless, some may change in appearance or have the possibility of developing into cancer. Here’s a look at the different types of moles and a few signs that you should get checked out by […]

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The Most Common Types of Skin Cancer

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, roughly one out of every five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives. While this statistic may seem frightening, it’s important to remember that some types of skin cancer are far less dangerous than others and that most diagnoses can be treated, especially if […]

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The ABCDEs of Melanoma

Melanoma is an uncommon but serious form of skin cancer. It presents itself as a growth on the skin when damaged DNA begins to trigger mutations in the melanocytes, or cells that produce pigmentation. Melanomas are most often caused by overexposure to UV light, either through tanning beds or natural sunlight. A melanoma resembles a […]

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Lauren Savoy Olinde LSO Foundation Education Video – Dr. Lindsey Hall, M.D.

The LSO Foundation is a voluntary fundraising organization created to promote the awareness of skin cancer through the efforts of education, early detection, advancing medical research and supporting those already diagnosed with skin cancer. They aim to increase the number of skin cancer screenings for early detection of all skin cancers, specifically melanoma, the leading […]

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