Protecting Yourself From Skin Cancer - As seen on MomsEveryday of Western Wisconsin
Skin cancer is a major public health concern with 3.5 million cancers diagnosed every year. One in 5 people will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime and one person will die of melanoma every hour. It is the most common form of cancer in the U.S.
Dr. Clint Merrick of Merrick Plastic & Hand Surgery explains what causes skin cancer, the symptoms/warning signs, how it can be prevented, and what you should do if you notice any abnormal spots on Moms Everyday of Western Wisconsin.
Dr. Merrick is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the hand and general plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery. His goal is to help every patient find solutions to their health and wellness concerns. Dr. Merrick has offices in Eau Claire, Cumberland, Hayward, Ladysmith, and Shell Lake.