Press Release

Skin Cancer Screening a Valuable Tool against Disease

May 28, 2013

I do other things to avoid diseases, but I never really thought about taking care of my skin.

-David Duckworth, patient, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

David Duckworth had not taken sun protection seriously until a Stanford doctor spotted something suspicious during a skin cancer screening. Now, Duckworth makes sure he covers up and protects his skin. 

Medical professionals—and patients themselves—can see things growing and changing. There's nothing standing between us and our skin.

-Justin Ko, MD, Stanford Hospital & Clinics dermatologist

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