If you have not heard.. our Physician Assistant, Michelle, is running the Boston Marathon this April for the Melanoma Foundation of New England with Team Running for Cover. On the first Monday of each Month, we will feature some informative tidbits regarding the most deadly form of skin cancer to increase everyone’s awareness about this killer..
Did you know that 1 in 50 men and women will be diagnosed with melanoma during their lifetime. To put this in perspective, from 1970 to 2009 the incidence of melanoma has increased by 800 percent in young women and 400 percent in young men!!
View this article on Melanoma from the NY times health section: