Is Melanoma Sexist?

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Melanoma is one of only three cancers with an increasing mortality rate for men, along with liver cancer and esophageal cancer. skincancer.org

Melanoma is one of only three cancers with an increasing mortality rate for men, along with liver cancer and esophageal cancer. skincancer,org
In Texas, 1 in 3 people will get skin cancer in their lifetime.

So, chances are, if you live in Texas long enough, you or someone you know will get skin cancer. It’s also very likely that someone diagnosed with skin cancer will be a man.

According to skincancer.org, 1 in 39 men will develop melanoma. For women the number drops considerably to 1 in 58.

For some of the how’s and why’s let’s handoff to Barry Carpenter at CW33. Click here for the video.

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