Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S.
Skin cancer includes basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma and other uncommon skin cancers.
* Results are overall prevalence rates for all types of skin cancer among commercially insured Americans. To view melanoma incidence rates by state, see the CDC website: https://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/USCS/DataViz.html
This BCBS study examines U.S. commercially insured members diagnosed with skin cancer and melanoma from 2014-2016 and uses the breadth and depth of data available through the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index.SM All tips and advice here are recommended by the American Cancer Society, providing an overview of skin cancer prevention and early detection.
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