At increased risk for skin cancer? You may need regular skin cancer screening exams. These screening exams help find skin cancer early, when the chances of successful treatment are greatest.
Here, Anisha Patel, M.D., shares six things she wants you to know before your skin screening exam.
You’ll be wearing a gown during the skin screening
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According to a new study from Consumer Reports, nearly half of sunscreens have a lower sun protection factor (SPF) than they claim on their bottles.
So, should you start buying sunscreen with a higher SPF to protect your skin from sun damage and lower your skin cancer risk?
Not necessarily, says Saira George, M.D., a dermatologist at MD Anderson in Sugar Land. But it’s a good reminder to use more sunscreen more often.