You should give yourself a skin self-exam every month noting where you have freckles or moles. Be on the lookout for changes in these markings as well as any new moles, spots that itch, burn or bleed, and sores that don’t heal. In this video, Dr. Holly Atkinson explains the proper way to give yourself a skin exam.
Reviewed October 2014-February 2015
Video 1: Metastatic Melanoma (lives in a different section of website than skin cancer, markets Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
Video 2: What is skin cancer?
Video 3: Skin Cancer: Prevent and Treat
Video 4: How to do a skin self exam
Video 5: Why do a self skin exam?
Video 6: True Life Story Melanoma
Note: These are all the sources used for every video in this series, not every source listed was used in this specific video.
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