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LLP020: Why skin cancer is much scarier than you believe

If you had to guess which is the most common cancer in the world how many of you would say skin cancer? In the episode today we will begin to shed the light on skin cancer and talk about how many diagnoses per year of skin cancer is found. In my office quite often do I have to tell my patients that getting a yearly test is almost mandatory (even though are insurance companies who think it is). Being in Florida the sun exposure is much higher than others parts of the country so its imperative to keep checking your self on a routine basis. Learn more about skin cancer on today's episode. 

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In this episode you will learn:

  • Fun Facts about skin cancer
  • Learn about Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • What are the risk factors?
  • Why sun screen is important
  • Why being African American isn’t an excuse not to get your skin checked

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