One million new skin cancer cases expected in U.S. this year

July 2, 2008

Schaumburg, Ill. - Approximately one million new skin cancer cases will be diagnosed in the United States in 2008, according the the American Academy of Dermatology.

Schaumburg, Ill.

- Approximately one million new skin cancer cases will be diagnosed in the United States in 2008, according the the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

AAD predicts about one in every five Americans will develop skin cancer sometime during his or her lifetime. Though the most common skin cancers are basal and squamous cell carcinomas, AAD believes there will be approximately 116,500 melanoma cases this year, Medical News Today reports.

Related Content:

News