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Local Dermatologist Says Vigilance Against Melanoma/Skin Cancer Should Be Year Round

September 4th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Although May is “Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month”- local dermatologist Sean McCagh says it is something you should be vigilant about year round. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV radiation can also come from tanning booths or sunlamps. The most dangerous kind of skin cancer is called melanoma. Dr McCagh says like most cancers, early detection is a key…

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