Check Your Partner infographic

When detected early, skin cancer is highly treatable. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends that everyone check their skin and their partner's skin regularly for any new or suspicious spots. This infographic explains how to perform a skin exam from head to toe and what signs to look for on the skin.


If you notice anything changing, itching or bleeding on your skin, make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist.

The AAD's new video, "Check Him Out," uses humor to encourage women to help their male partners examine their skin for signs of skin cancer.

Use these additional related resources to help you detect skin cancer: