SO, HOW ARE WE DOING IN THE WAR ON SKIN CANCER?
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Although skin cancer is more common than all other cancers combined, we have made impressive strides in terms of prevention, early detection and treatment of these cancers. And May, Skin Cancer Awareness Month, serves as a good time to look back on some of the wins, identify remaining opportunities and double down on the strategies that we know work.
â€œWe are doing really well,â€ says Desiree Ratner, MD,Â Director of the Comprehensive Skin Cancer Program at Mount Sinai Downtown in New York City. â€œIf skin cancer is caught early, itâ€™s curable, and we are catching more skin cancers early.â€
Hereâ€™s where we stand today:
Skin Cancer Prevention