If you haven’t been checked for skin cancer in a while—or ever—and you think you might be at risk, you can sign up for a free screening this weekend. KSMU’s Michele Skalicky tells us more.
There are basically two types of skin cancer: non-melanomas and melanomas. Autumn Bragg, community oncology educator at CoxHealth, said non-melanomas often look like abrasions or pimples that won’t heal.
"Something that may bleed over and over again, something you've had for weeks. Sometimes they can be like a raised, reddish patch that's itchy," she said.