Statistics tell us that melanoma caught early is highly curable. When it has progressed and spread to other organs, however, survival rates decrease dramatically. You yourself are your best early detector.
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BEAUTY PROFESSIONALS: get trained to help detect skin cancer
IMPACT Melanoma offers a free online training and certification program for beauty industry professionals: The Skinny On Skin
TRACK YOUR MOLES AND HELP RESEARCH Have any worrisome moles? Keep tabs on them with Mole Mapper. Download the free Mole Mapper app to your iPhone or iPad. Mole Mapper allows you to photograph, measure, and track your moles over time so that you can easily become aware of any changes. Keep your data private or share it with researchers and help create a database that could make Mole Mapper a screening and diagnostic tool.