Prevention And Early Detection
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Is Skin Cancer Prevention And
Early Detection Important?
Skin cancer, including melanoma, is preventable
and treatable if caught early. Read some of the
Frequently Asked Questions below for
answers to other questions you may have.
Check out the Melanoma Cancer Risk Calculator Tool
from The Siteman Cancer Center on this page.
It will help you determine if you do.
The adults around should check the young children
they hang out with and follow these guidelines.
Watch a real person do a skin self-check.
Their meaning in regards to your skin can help save your life
Moles and rough spots can be worrisome. These photos
will help you decide if they need a doctor’s attention.
Find the best sunscreens (beware of false claims),
the best protective clothing, and more.
Go to the Testicular Cancer Detection Page