ABCDEs of Melanoma

You know your ABCs of the alphabet, but do you know your ABCDE’s of Melanoma? Heading into spring with summer on its way, it is important to be vigilant about your skin and prepare for several months of sun safety. As you examine your skin, at least once a month, be on the lookout for the warning signs of skin cancer, the ABCDEs of Melanoma. Continue reading “ABCDEs of Melanoma”

Springtime is time to see your Dermatologist!

It’s that time of year. Springtime is time to see your Dermatologist. Though the American Cancer Society does not have specific guidelines based upon age and risk factors for how often you should see your doctor, a good rule of thumb is to visit your dermatologist at least once a year. Should you go in for a full body exam? How long does it take? Can your regular family doctor do this or should you see a dermatologist? Can you just examine yourself? Here’s what you need to know! Continue reading “Springtime is time to see your Dermatologist!”