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Melanoma at age 24; What are the signs?

baldnessUnbelievable article in this morning’s Palm Beach Post by writer Steve Dorfman. It tells the story of Lauren Race from Colorado, who lived a fun-loving, relaxed, outdoor, sun-kissed life until last year when she was diagnosed with Stage 4 or 5 melanoma (skin cancer). Read the full article here.

And for all those runners and athletes, please wear the sun screen whenever you can. And keep in mind these signs of skin cancer.

  • A change in an existing mole
  • The development of new pigment or an unusual-looking growth on your skin.

Keep in mind your ABCDE’s as well. Details here from SkinCancer.org.