Prevent Skin Cancer: Know Your Skin [Infographic]

Melanoma, though the most treatable cancer, is also one of the most overlooked. Spots on the skin are easily mistaken for just freckles or age spots, but they could be the early stages of melanoma. The best we can do is be aware and know our skin.

Take stock of marks already on your skin from moles to freckles. Most of the spots are small; from the size of a nail head to a pencil eraser. They can show up anywhere but are more commonly found on areas exposed to the sun and can darken in the summer. Telling the difference between harmless spots and melanoma could help identify the beginnings of the cancer and allow more time for treatment; here’s how to do it: Melanoma, unlike common blemishes, is irregular shaped rather than round. Asymmetrical edges and notched boarders are a good indication. Shades of brown and black are another warning sign, though melanoma has been seen in many different colors.

For more, check out this infographic and let us know what you think in the comment section!

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Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

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