Skin Cancer: Causes, Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment

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Skin Cancer: Causes, Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment

Skin cancer: how to protect yourself and detect its early signs.

Memorial Day Weekend was the start of the summer season and, with it, the risks of over exposure to dangerous UV rays. What you need to know to protect yourself from skin cancer and how to detect its early signs.

Guests

Dr. Martin Weinstock

professor of dermatology and community health at Brown University, the chief of dermatology at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Providence, R.I., and chairman of the skin cancer advisory group for the American Cancer Society.

Dr. Maral Kibarian Skelsey

Director of the MOHS Surgery unit and Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Georgetown University.

Dr. Elizabeth Tanzi

Co-Director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins Medical Center.

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