The recent news that Senator John McCain underwent surgery to remove two melanomas focused attention on the dangers of skin cancer. Guest host Kathy Merritt talks with medical experts about the different kinds of skin cancer, and about the latest research being done on new ways to diagnose and treat the disease.

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  • Jean-Claude Bystryn professor in the department of dermatology at the New York School of Medicine
  • Dr. Stephen Katz National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health

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