Melanoma Monday raising awareness about dangers of skin cancer

Ebony Scott
May 8, 2018

"The key in all of this is keeping an eye on your moles and whether or not they're changing at all", she adds. Free screenings will take place Monday, May 14, from 5:30 to 8 Minnesota Oncology Edina Clinic, Southdale Medical Center, 6545 France Ave. Luckily, Skin Cancer Awareness Month provides a great time to educate everyone that skin cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer, and is highly treatable when it is caught early.

It's tough to recognize, yet it's everywhere.

Breslin estimates that she's had 50 cases of skin cancer Five of those cases have been the most deadly type of skin cancer: melanoma.

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. It's most common in the face, ears, neck and hands. Many clinics across the US are offering free skin screenings.

Hill says she will be conducting skin protection presentations for the next couple of months.

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Experts recommend using a sunscreen with SPF of at least 30 every day, even on cloudy days.

The Canadian Cancer Society has access to a tan cam that can pick up on sun damage that would not necessarily be visible without the use of technology, McAuley said.

As for Sarah, she's thankful.

"People still stay out in the sun and don't put sunscreen on and I'm like you guys didn't you learn enough from me I'm like come on put some sunscreen on and cover up", Grace says.

"I have a family and small children and don't have time to really check my skin, and it's always something that just weighs on the back of my mind", Sarah said.

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