SKIN CANCER AWARENESS AMONG MINORITY GROUPS?

Uninsured, immigrant and minority communities in the United States may not be as aware of skin cancer as they should be, a recent study suggests, Reuters reports:

“At a medical clinic in southern Florida, researchers surveyed members of these communities and found that nearly 25 percent had never heard of skin cancer, or melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and almost 21 percent believed – incorrectly – that dark skinned people were immune to the disease.”


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