Skin Cancer Early Detection
Examining your skin on a regular basis can lead to early detection, treatment, and in most cases, positive outcomes. The Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation recommends monthly self-examinations using the ABCDEs of early detection. Remember to check your whole body, including places that are not always exposed to the sun, like armpits and soles of the feet. Ask someone to help check hard-to-see areas like the back and scalp.
Tips to Detect Skin Cancer Early
Learn what to look for
Check your skin once a month
If you find anything suspicious, consult your doctor or see a dermatologist for a full body scan.