Updated: Feb 6
Why is it important to have a skin exam? Skin cancer is on the rise and it is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the united states. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 1 in 5 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer. Sun exposure history is one of the most important risk factors for skin cancer which include significant sun exposure, tanning bed use (more than a handful of times) or blistering sunburns.
In this episode, Dr Mary & Dr Rina discuss the skin cancer screening exam and offer tips to check your own skin at home! So remember when in doubt... check it out!