If you have a spot that troubling you on your skin, you shouldn’t hesitate to see a physician. However, it’s good to have an idea of what could be considered “troubling.” Knowing what melanoma looks like could help save your life.
Skin cancer is a common form of cancer in the US, with nearly 5 million people treated for it every year. Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer diagnosed than instances of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives. Knowing the signs of skin cancer is what could mean the difference between life and death.