Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Skin Cancer

3 Key Facts About Skin Cancer in People of Color

People of color often think skin cancer doesn’t affect them — that’s not true. Learn about the unique signs...
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What You Should Know About Skin Cancer

About 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer. Find out the facts about this common disease. Skin cancer is by ...
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Is There Any Kind of Tan That’s Safe?

Whether you tan indoors or outdoors, you increase your risk for skin cancer. Sun-kissed. Bronzed. Healthy glow. W...
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3 Key Facts About Skin Cancer in People of Color

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What You Should Know About Skin Cancer

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Is There Any Kind of Tan That’s Safe?

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What Should You Do When You Find a New Mole?

Keeping track of your newfound mole should be a priority. Moles are totally normal. Most adults have between 10 a...
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Do You Need Sunscreen if You Are Indoors All Day?

You’re sitting at home and enjoying your favorite show, with no intention of going outside. Do you still need t...
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I Have a New Mole. What Should I Do Next?

If you suddenly develop a new mole, is it cause for concern? Read on to find out. Nearly every person has a least...
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What Are the Different Types of Skin Cancer?

You may be familiar with melanoma as a type of skin cancer, but what other types of skin cancer are there and wha...
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Is Your Mole Cancerous?

Sometimes a mole is a mole. Other times, it’s cancerous. How can you tell the difference? Moles are common, eve...
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Meet Maria T. Ochoa, MD

Dr. Ochoa is a dermatologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in infectious diseases of the skin, as well...
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