MRF's Mirror Booklet

Who Is Most Likely to Spot Your Melanoma?

FIVE FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW

FACT 1

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, but many cases can be prevented.

FACT 2

Most melanomas are spotted by patients, so know your skin well.

Look for spots that are new, changing, or are different than other spots on your body.

FACT 3

Check your skin thoroughly and regularly — melanoma can also develop on areas of the body that do not see the sun.

FACT 4

You can find more tips for protecting your skin and preventing melanoma on our website at www.melanoma.org.

FACT 5

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating melanoma by accelerating medical RESEARCH, while EDUCATING to and ADVOCATING for the melanoma community. Visit www.melanoma.org for more information about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma.

Find us online: www.melanoma.org Call us at:

202.347.9675 or 1.800.MRF.1290

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