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How common is skin cancer in the United States?

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Although the number of skin cancers in the U.S. continues to rise, doctors have caught more skin cancers earlier, when they are easier to treat. Thus, illness and death rates have decreased.

From: Skin Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: News release, Mela Sciences. National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society.

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SOURCES: News release, Mela Sciences. National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society.

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