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Skin cancer facts and screenings

It's time to get screened for skin cancer

Each year, more than 1 million Americans (1 in 5) are diagnosed with skin cancer, making it the most common form of cancer1. The bright side is that skin cancer has a >99% cure rate if detected and treated early2

Community is helping join the fight against skin cancer year round. Our skin cancer experts make it easier to spot and treat skin cancer early for the best chance of cure.

Schedule a skin cancer screening

Worried or just curious about a mole or skin spot? Community has experts who can help. Call 800-777-7775 to make an appointment with a Community dermatologist for a skin cancer screening. Skin cancer has a 99% cure rate if detected early - so why wait?

Skin cancer image gallery

Check out images of common and not-so-common skin cancer spots, including abnormal moles that may indicate basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinomamelanoma and more. Image gallery >>

ABCDE's of skin cancer

Brown melanoma on a skin cancer patient

Note spots so you know if they change. Self-exam tips >>

Just like when you were in school, learning your ABCDE's is important! Use this simple rule to help detect skin cancer early. ABCDE's of skin cancer >>

Know your skin

Check your skin monthly and keep a record of your moles and spots so you know when to see a doctor. Skin self-exam guide >>

Stay safe in the sun

Whether you're at the beach or a sporting event, or just an outdoor gardener, you can protect your skin from sun exposure with a few easy tips. Don't forget the kids! How to protect your skin >>

1: Cancer.gov
2: American Association of Dermatology

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