What Do You Know About the Skin You're In?

Take the American Academy of Dermatology's true/false quiz to find out how skin-savvy you are:
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1. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.

2. The development of a new mole or a change in an existing one may be a sign
of skin cancer.

3. People with dark skin can't get skin cancer.

4. You can't die from skin cancer.

5. You have an increased risk of malignant melanoma if a parent, sibling,
or child has had it.

6. If you stay out of the sun, you'll never get skin cancer.

7. Malignant melanoma cannot be cured.

8. Melanoma can occur anywhere on your body.

9. Redheads and blonds are more likely to get melanoma.

10. If you were born with one or more moles, you are more likely to develop
malignant melanoma.


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