It doesn’t matter who you are, what race you are, your lifestyle or any other excuse you might have, everyone is susceptible to skin cancer so monthly self skin examinations are vital.

“When detected early, most skin cancers can be successfully treated. In fact, melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is highly curable when found and treated early. The five-year survival rate for people whose melanoma is detected and treated before it spreads to the lymph nodes is 99 percent. However, dermatologists caution that finding skin cancer in its earliest stages requires a commitment by individuals to perform regular skin self-examinations and to report any suspicious moles or unusual changes to their dermatologist immediately.” (read more)