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Skin cancer can be cured.
In fact, it is the easiest cancer to cure, provided it is diagnosed and treated early enough.
In order to enable this early treatment, it is vital that you know the signs of skin cancer. Skin cancer can be seen, so you should check your skin regularly to monitor for any changes.
Everybody should be familiar with the surface of their skin, and conduct regular self-examinations. If you identify with any of the risk factors of skin cancer, you should check your skin once a month, to supplement annual check-ups by a dermatologist.
Skin cancer does not go away if it is ignored, and if allowed to progress, can cause disfigurement, complications and even death in the case of some malignant melanomas. Click on the links below to learn how to check your skin for suspicious lesions.