What precautions should I take while searching for a melanoma on my body?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Melanoma can be difficult to spot. Don't overlook easy-to-miss areas such as scalp, under nails, and between fingers and toes. Use a mirror to check behind your ears and neck.

Protect yourself against skin cancer by wearing SPF 30 sun block while outdoors.





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