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Blogs by Skin Cancer Foundation

Looking for Clues: Lesser-Known Signs of Skin Cancer

Early detection of skin cancer can save your skin and, in some cases, even your life. Watch for these clues, and if something doesn’t heal, is growing or just doesn’t seem right, see a dermatologist right away.

5 Myths of Indoor Tanning, Busted!

Did you know more people develop skin cancer because of indoor tanning than develop lung cancer because of smoking? Dermatologist Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD, president of The Skin Cancer Foundation, shares five more good reasons to just say no to tanning beds.

Scratching the Surface

If you have itchy skin, you know it can nearly drive you crazy. It can also be a sign of skin cancer. Here’s everything you need to know.

Defining Skin Cancer

Words like dysplastic nevus and metastatic are not words that you hear every day and can be worrisome when you hear them used in your dermatologist’s office.

Do I Have Skin Cancer?

You learn that a friend has skin cancer and you instantly start to worry. After all, you grew up together; you spent your summers on the beach, tanning. Are you at risk for skin cancer, too?

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