Melanoma and Skin Exam

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This four-page illustrated handout educates people about melanoma, which is the most serious type of skin cancer. It explains that treatment of melanoma is more successful if it is caught and treated in its early stages, and recommends that people do a monthly exam of their skin. It describes what to look for in the exam, identifying specific warning signs of asymmetry, border, color, size, and feeling. The document provides step by step instructions for how to check skin for melanoma.

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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Melanoma, Skin, Skin neoplasms
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/1/2010
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