Be mindful of moles on Melanoma Monday

Summertime wouldn’t be the same without bright, sunny skies, but between the sand, surf and sweltering temperatures, it’s easy to forget another important ‘s’–skin cancer.   May 4 is Melanoma Monday, a day to dispel the myths about skin cancer and promote public understanding about the commonly overlooked condition. The Canadian Dermatology Association started the awareness initiative in 2012 and now marks the health promotion day on the first Monday of May every year.   Even though it’s called Melanoma Monday, the awareness day stretches beyond that specific form of skin cancer. Many dermatologists use the observance to address...

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