Category Archives: Skin Cancer

Do you know your ABCDE’s?

Skin cancer is the most common type of skin cancer in the United States. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 1 in 5 Americans will develop a skin cancer over their lifetime and one person dies from melanoma every hour. Yearly skin checks with your dermatologist are a must and can save your life but […]

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is skin cancer awareness month. While basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma can be invasive, melanoma can be deadly. Tanning of any sort leads to these deadly skin cancer.  It is helpful to screen yourself and your loved ones on a monthly basis.  Yearly total skin exams will detect cancers at an early stage.  Unless you are trained […]


One good thing to remember is that most melanomas can be treated and cured if they are detected early on. Have you noticed your moles changing in size, shape, or color? These changes could be a sign of an early skin cancer. Even if you have not noticed changes, it is always good to have […]