Skin Cancer

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Read May 17, 2022

Skin Cancer: Let’s Talk Awareness, Survivorship, & Support

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, accounting for roughly half of all cancer cases. The good news is that, when detected early, skin cancer is highly treatable. People can also minimize their risk of developing skin cancer by following a few simple actions. Keep reading to learn more.
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Read May 27, 2015

How Learning About Your Diagnosis Can Help You

With the month of May coming to an end, it means for many of us a lot more outdoor time in the months ahead, and doing what we can to stay healthy and safe. And for good reason, May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer affects many Americans. In 2014, there were more than 76,000 new melanoma diagnoses in the U.S. alone, and melanoma accounts for less than 2% of new skin cancer diagnoses each year. The Cancer Support Community (CSC) provides a number of resources and support services for those affected by skin cancer.