Are you a melanoma risk?

Some people are at greater risk than others for contracting melanomas, the most serious of skin cancers.

People at highest risk are those who:

  • have a family history - meaning having two or more close relatives who have been diagnosed with melanomas
  • have displastic (atypical) moles;
  • or have numerous moles -- more than 50 or so.

If you have one or more of these risk factors, regular checkups could help save your life, the medical centre says. – (HealthScout)

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