November is National Healthy Skin Month

Learn why it's important to see a board-certified dermatologist and how to find one near you!

Skin self-exam video

You can catch skin cancer early by following dermatologists’ tips for checking your skin. Watch this video to learn how to check your skin.

Your best defense against skin cancer

Skin cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in the United States. Your best defense is to prevent skin cancer by seeking shade, covering up, and wearing sunscreen.

Download the body mole map

Use the Academy's body mole map to perform a self-exam, learn what to look for, and record your spots so you can refer back during your next visit with your dermatologist.

Annual screening reminder

Sign up and you'll receive a reminder each year to schedule your annual skin cancer screening with a dermatologist.

Support SPOT Skin Cancer™

Your contribution supports the Academy's skin cancer education, awareness, and prevention programs. Your gift will help save lives as we work together to build awareness about skin cancer - the most preventable form of cancer.

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Help spread the word about skin cancer prevention and detection.

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