Free skin cancer screening around Phoenix area for 'Melanoma Monday'

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and Melanoma accounts for 5% of all skin cancers.

The clinic was open from 10 to 2pm.

While skin cancer affects people of all colors and races - some are more susceptible than others. They add that although they are no symptoms to Melanoma, you can notice the black spots that form in a mirror.

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer, and the third most common cancer detected in Canada women between the ages of 15-29.

If caught in the early stages, doctors say melanoma is entirely treatable, but it does spread quickly.

Although lighter skin puts you at increased risk of skin cancer, all persons should be carefully watching for new moles or moles that change.

It's important to practice both protection and detection so you can enjoy many summer days to come. "It only takes a few minutes to check your skin, and it could save your life".

May is Skin Cancer Prevention Month and today also happens to be National Melanoma Monday. These can either turn into cancers or be cancer when they start. "Early detection through simple skin screening is essential for survival". According the American Academy of Dermatology, melanoma rates continue to rise in the United States.

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