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Women of Color DO get Skin Cancer

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Focusing attention on any new spots or spots that have changed since the previous check is important as well. Changes can occur in size, shape, color, or texture of the spot.

A sore that does not heal, especially on the foot, is another clue that skin cancer may be present. For those that find anything unusual, or any area that gives them cause for concern, they should see their dermatologist right away.

Sources: Web. 9 March 2012. "Skin Cancer". Web. Published 28 July 2010. "Black women and skin cancer".

Reviewed March 9, 2012
by MIchele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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yes.. it's one cause of skin cancer.

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