CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - Melanoma Monday is the kickoff to Melanoma Awareness Month and Meghan Rothschild, a Melanoma survivor and the Founder of Surviving Skin joined us to tell us everything we need to know about safety in the sun this spring.
Melanoma Awareness Luncheon
Tuesday, May 8th, 12:15pm
The Monte Carlo
1020 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield
Friday, May 25th, 1:00pm
128 Park Street, West Springfield
What You Need To Know about Melanoma :
Melanoma is the most common cancer among women aged 25-32
Melanoma rates are increasing faster than nearly all other cancers.
Melanoma is a relatively easy disease to prevent.
Most melanomas are easy to stop if caught soon enough - all it takes is a yearly skin exam.
Melanoma kills one person every hour.
As many as 10,000 people a year die from melanoma.
The New England states have a higher than average rate of melanoma