Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and melanoma is the most dangerous type. In fact, Melanoma kills an estimated more than 10,000 people in the US annually.

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. This month to used to raise awareness about skin cancer and help people take action to prevent or detect it, both at home and in the community.

Board-certified dermatologist and founder of Forman Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute in Tampa, Seth Forman, MD joined me for a discussion on the ABC’s of melanoma to include risk factors, things to look for, prevention and treatment.

LISTEN to the interview below:

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