Posts tagged skin cancer
What is Melanoma Monday?

During Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) designates the first Monday of May to raise awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer and to encourage early detection through self-exams.

According to the National Cancer Institute, about 500 children are diagnosed with pediatric melanoma each year. This accounts for about 2% of childhood cancers.

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