NY Daily News - "Daily Checkup: Skin Cancer Holds A Huge Threat As Most Common Malignancy"

 – May 9, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Skin cancer is the world’s most common cancer, with some doctors estimating that 40 percent – 50 percent of the population over age 65 will have at least one skin cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. “Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the skin,” says Dr. Joshua Zeichner from The Mount Sinai Medical Center. “The most common forms of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, which are locally invasive and damaging, but rarely deadly.” Learn more