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Anyone can get skin cancer, but it is more common in people who You should have your doctor check any suspicious skin markings and any changes in the way your skin looks.
Treatment is more likely to work well when cancer is found early.
The right decision isn't screening all men, it's making all men aware of the benefits and harms, and then allowing each man to make the best decision for himself," Bibbins-Domingo explained.
The draft recommendation was published on the task force's website on April 11, and it is open to public comment until May 8.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.
Treatments include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and biologic therapy.
Several large studies, including a review by the U. Preventive Services Task Force in 2009 and a study on the causes of death in the United Kingdom in 2013, have questioned the value of screening mammograms.
Doctors who question the value of mammograms say that while mammograms do save lives, for each breast cancer death prevented, three to four women are overdiagnosed.
Conduct a monthly skin self-exam at home to document the moles on your body so that you can easily detect changes or causes for concern.
It’s important to check your skin for suspicious moles once a month and report anything unusual to your health care professional.