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Who should get a skin cancer screening and how often?

It’s important to be aware of any changes in your skin, especially if you work outside or do a lot of outdoor activities — not just in the summer but year-round. Self-examine your skin every month to look for anything that is different. People who are considered high risk should be examined by a health care provider. Learn how you can be smarter about sun exposure.

Dermatologist examining a woman's skin during a skin cancer screening

Causes

What causes skin cancer?

People who are at a higher risk:

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Learn more about skin cancer:

These links give you skin cancer prevention tips, and they help you learn how to identify moles that could be warning signs and how to stay sun-safe:

Do You Have Enough “Skin in the Game” When It Comes to Sun Safety?
Do You Have Enough “Skin in the Game” When It Comes to Sun Safety?
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6 Facts That Will Get Under Your Skin
6 Facts That Will Get Under Your Skin
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10 Ways to Look Good in a Bathing Suit Forever
10 Ways to Look Good in a Bathing Suit Forever
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What Does Skin Cancer Look Like Anyway?
What Does Skin Cancer Look Like Anyway?
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6 Things You Can’t Control That Could Hurt You
6 Things You Can’t Control That Could Hurt You
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7 Tips to Keep You From Exposing Yourself
7 Tips to Keep You From Exposing Yourself
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5 Skin Cancer Warning Signs In Moles
5 Skin Cancer Warning Signs In Moles
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7 Tips To Keep Kids Safe in the Sun
7 Tips To Keep Kids Safe in the Sun
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4 Ways to Work Outside Without Killing Yourself
4 Ways to Work Outside Without Killing Yourself
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What Are the Odds?
What Are the Odds?
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Focus on Skin Cancer Prevention
Focus on Skin Cancer Prevention
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How to Prevent a Sneaky Sunburn
How to Prevent a Sneaky Sunburn
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Skin Cancer: What Young Adults Need to Know
Skin Cancer: What Young Adults Need to Know
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Some Spots You Don’t Want to Find
Some Spots You Don’t Want to Find
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Testimonials

Stories about skin cancer:

Nurse Navigators

Delaware nurse navigators can help you get screened for cancer.

Whether you have insurance or not, Delaware nurse navigators can help you get screened for cancer and provide follow-up help when you get your results. Choose from the list below to call a nurse navigator directly, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., or click the call request button to have a nurse navigator contact you.

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