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Talk With Your Doctor

Whether you are seeing the doctor for your own check-up or you are taking your child to the pediatrician for a well-child visit, remember that these routine visits are great times to ask your doctor about a variety of health concerns including skin cancer prevention and early detection.  But because check-ups are often packed with information to cover, you should not assume that your doctor will bring up sun safety and skin cancer awareness.  If you have questions about your own risk for skin cancer, how to detect skin cancer in the early, more treatable phases, or how to prevent skin cancer for you and/or your children, go to your doctor visit prepared.  Knowing what questions you want to ask ahead of time will help ensure that you can get them answered, even if the visit is limited on time.  Below are some tips to help you:

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