What to expect at a SPOTme® screening

View FAQs and a video explaining what to expect at a SPOTme® skin cancer screening.

"Can you spot skin cancer?" video

Do you know how to spot skin cancer? In this video, the AAD used an ultraviolet camera to show people the sun damage hidden underneath their skin.

AAD members: Plan a SPOTme® screening

Access helpful tips and resources for planning a successful free SPOTme® skin cancer screening event for the public. Only available to AAD member dermatologists.

SPOTme® in the community

The SPOTme® screening program partners with other organizations to educate the public about skin cancer risk and providing free skin cancer screenings. Learn about our community partner events with the NFL, Target stores, and more near you.

"Who's Got Your Back?" video

Think applying sunscreen to your own back is easy? In this video, a UV camera quickly reveals all the spots you can miss, underscoring the importance of asking friends or loved ones for help.

Annual screening reminder

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

Meet our partner

A charitable grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2014 supported the expansion of the Academy’s skin cancer detection efforts. Learn more about this generous gift and how it's helping educate the public to spot skin cancer.

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