If you have fair skin or you’ve spent lots of time in the sun, it’s a good idea to ask your doctor if you should get regular skin cancer screenings.

These visual checks by your regular doctor or a dermatologist can help find skin that could be cancer or might turn into it someday. That’s important because skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, but it’s also one of the easiest kinds to treat if you catch it early.

http://www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/skin-cancer-physical-exam?ecd=wnl_wmh_042917&ctr=wnl-wmh-042917_nsl-ftn_3&mb=4N5woIfZR4Pw7T%409CkouXBXFE73IOX1cNd3OcTB%40QpA%3d

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