Saturday, June 20, 2009
The Warning Signs of Skin Cancer
Like many cancers, skin cancers—including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma—start as precancerous lesions. These precancerous lesions are changes in skin that are not cancer but could become cancer over time. An estimated 40% to 50% of fair-skinned people who live to be 65 will develop at least one skin cancer. Learn to spot the early warning signs. Skin cancer can be cured if it's found and treated early.