Soaring Melanoma Risks for Some

Posted on October 10th, 2012 by Kelley Luckstein

Melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – is increasing in this country for a number of reasons, including tanning beds. Some cancer patients are especially at risk and need to be especially vigilant of their skin…Jerry Brewer, MD, a dermatologist at the Mayo Clinic, said, "How you catch melanoma earlier is to be very aware of your skin.” Dr. Brewer is the co-author of a recent review of melanoma.

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