Watch the videos and learn how to safeguard your skin.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. and worldwide1. In fact, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime2. Sun exposure increases your risk for skin cancer. That’s why just in time for summer, May is recognized as National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and National Melanoma Month. It’s the perfect time to learn the facts about sunscreen, the types of skin cancer, treatment options and more.

Skin cancer education and prevention is our mission.

At Pinnacle Dermatology, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve — and maintain — your skin’s best health through education, prevention and the early detection of skin cancer. Our focus on skin health and positive outcomes is at the core of everything we do. We are committed to providing the latest proven, proactive and comprehensive skin care. As part of this commitment, we offer a Total Body Skin Exam at your annual appointment.  The purpose of the Total Body Skin Exam is to allow our providers to analyze the overall health of your skin and check for any skin conditions or spots that may be of concern. During your exam, our providers will talk to you about your risk for skin cancer and how to safeguard your skin.

In recognition of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve brought together a the collection of patient education videos below where you can see our experts discuss various aspects of skin cancer. It’s all a part of our dedication to making high-quality skin care more accessible to you.

Skin cancer education video playlist:

Leighton Nord, FNP-C on the Importance of Annual Skin Exams
Dr. ShirleyJean Baptiste Discusses Pre-Cancers
Dr. Phil Ecker Discusses Several Methods to Achieve Photoprotection
Dermatologist Dr. Aaron Center Discusses Photo Protection & Sunscreen
Dr. Renato Goreshi Discusses Types of Skin Cancers
Dr. Ritchie Rosso Discusses the Benefits of Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer
Dr. Patricia Carroll-Chen Discusses Early Detection for Skin Cancer
Dr. Emily Beck Discusses Nicotinamide and Skin Cancer Prevention
Dr. Jay Smith Discusses Depth of Melanoma & Treatment Options