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Wayne State University School of Medicine

Skin Cancer

More than 1 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year and experts estimate one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Nearly one American dies of melanoma every hour. Although skin cancer typically is an adult's disease, it has its start in childhood sun exposure.

 

Read more information about skin cancer and prevention methods.