Anyone can be at risk of developing skin cancer, the most common type of cancer. Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that makes up 1% of all skin cancers, but accounts for the majority of skin cancer deaths.
Regular screenings with your dermatologist can significantly increase your chances of catching melanoma early. Knowing what to look for can also help you spot potential cancer. Below, Maulik Dhandha, MD, a dermatologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic shares signs you should look for.