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MEET DR. MONA MOFID: LA JOLLA SKIN CANCER EXPERT

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Posted by 05.17.15

Mona Mofid, MD, is not your typical dermatologist – and that’s what makes her one of the greats. The La Jolla, Calif-based skin care expert doesn’t know how to inject botulinum toxin, and has no interest in learning. Instead, Mofid is all about preventing and treating skin cancer.

Mofid, who is known as Dr. Mona, received her medical degree at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed her training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. During her training, a multidisciplinary melanoma group convened weekly – and that group as well as the patients that the team treated – are what inspired her to devote much of her practice to preventing and treating skin cancers.

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SPREAD THE WORD: SKIN CANCER IS PREVENTABLE

Posted by 05.05.13

Please join BeautyInTheBag and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in painting the nation orange for skin cancer awareness on Monday, May 6 – Melanoma Monday®.

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. While numbers like this make a world without skin cancer seem impossible, it is within our reach. Skin cancer is highly treatable when caught early. The five-year survival rate for people whose melanoma is detected and treated before it spreads to the lymph nodes is 98 percent. Yet, one American dies from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, almost every hour.

Help BeautyInTheBag spread the word and encourage others to prevent and detect skin canc

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AVEENO SPONSORS FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS

Posted by 05.07.12

Have you had a full-body exam lately? It’s Melanoma Monday and a good time to plan getting a full-body exam by a dermatologist. One easy and free option is to visit The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Road to Healthy Skin Tour. Presented by sponsors Aveeno and Rite Aid, the tour, which is in its fifth year, provides free, full-body cancer screenings and the latest skin cancer information.

On Wednesday, May 9, the tour stops in New York City at Lincoln Center, followed by stops on May 18 in Cambridge, MA, and May 19 in Wethersfield, CT. No appointments are required, but you should show up early, since the screenings are on a first-come, first-served basis. Check The Skin Cancer Foundation

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