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Skin cancer

A growing, preventable problem

Skin cancer is by far the most common cancer in the United States, and rates of the deadliest type rising quickly in older adults. Take steps to prevent skin cancer, or learn to spot it early, when chance of a cure is greatest.

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My hands are very dry due to so much hand washing. How can I protect my skin?

Hand-washing with soap and warm water is one of the best defenses against spreading the COVID-19 virus, and it's common and even expected that the skin will become dry or irritated from the appropriately increased frequency of hand-washing. To lessen dry skin development, make sure to: Use... Read More

My cancer surgery has been delayed due to COVID-19. Is this safe?

A: This is a tough question to answer because there are so many types of cancer and an enormous variety of individual circumstances. As a first step, reach out to your surgeon or cancer care team for a clear explanation of why the decision was made to delay your... Read More