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Raising Awareness to Check Your Skin on National Melanoma Monday

They held a free screening for patients who are at risk for skin cancer and advised them on some next steps to take

FARGO, N.D. — May 7th is National Melanoma Monday and Sanford Health is raising awareness for the importance of getting your skin checked. They held a free screening for patients who are at risk for skin cancer and advised them on some next steps to take. Medical professionals with Sanford say it’s important to form a habit of checking your…

Health Matters: Knowing What Melanoma Looks Like

Melanoma is the deadliest of skin cancers

HEALTH MATTERS–May is melanoma awareness month. It’s the deadliest of skin cancers. School is almost out, which means there’s more time to be out in the sun and more dangers for your skin. But summer isn’t the only time to be concerned. Doctors recommend protecting yourself from the sun whenever you’re outside. “Most of the melanoma is from ultraviolet radiation exposure,”…