How to Do a Skin Cancer Self-Examination
Performing regular self-examinations is critical for catching skin cancer in its earliest stages when treatment will be most effective. As this video explains, it may be helpful to have a partner to ensure that your self-examination is as thorough as possible. Watch the full clip for an explanation of the five warning signs of skin cancer, which include any skin marks that are asymmetrical or that vary in color. If you notice any unusual skin marks, see a dermatologist right away.
The experienced dermatologists at Swinyer – Woseth Dermatology in Salt Lake City will be happy to help you with all your skincare needs, including skin cancer treatment. We strive to provide high-quality skincare in a safe and patient-friendly environment. To schedule your consultation, call us today at 801-266-8841.