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Get Ready Check Ups From Your Dermatologist

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As summer approaches outdoor activities increase and so do sunburns. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer and can be diagnosed and treated easily. By using sunscreen and visiting your dermatologist you can help decrease the risk of skin cancer.

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Having recently been diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, I know the importance of these regular check ups and the use of sunscreen when going outdoors. Please, for your own health, get your skin checked out.
- Submitted by TJB_TX 4/23/2010 in Staying Healthy | 2 Comments
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2BFREE2LIVE 4/25/2010 10:29:00 PM

    I have a standing appointment with my dermatologist every six months. As one ages the skin gets thinner and the protective layer thins your more prone to sunburn and also skin cancer.
My doctor recommends a 70 SPF for both my face and for my body.
No problems but I am very proactive about protecting my skin.
Thank you for bringing this to the attention of other members.
SKERTSO 4/23/2010 2:26:00 PM

    A must in our family where skin cancer has occurred.

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