May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Why do we need a month dedicated to raising awareness about skin cancer? Because it’s the seventh most common form of cancer occurring in the United States.
Every year, more than 71,000 people Americans are diagnosed with melanomas of the skin, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of those, about 9,000 die from the disease. And as the population ages, that number is expected to continue growing.Read More