• By Dennis Douda

Mayo Clinic Minute: Melanoma Awareness

June 8, 2016

medical illustration of a melanoma skin cancer

With summertime upon us, here’s a healthy reminder to wear your sunscreen and keep an eye on changes to your skin. One in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in his or her lifetime. Diagnosed early, it is highly treatable. Even melanoma, which accounts for 75 percent of skin cancer deaths, often is cured when removed at its earliest stages. Dennis Douda has more.

Watch: Mayo Clinic Minute: Melanoma Awareness

Journalists: A broadcast-quality video pkg (1:07) without graphics is in the downloads. Read the script.

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