Each year, an estimated 76,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma, a type of cancer that usually originates in skin cells. Melanoma rates continue to rise, and misconceptions about melanoma, including risks, causes, and prevention, are widespread.
Knowledge is power, and ending the misinformation is the first step to saving lives. Our melanoma quiz contains five common beliefs about skin cancer — but not all are true.
Do you think you can tell melanoma facts from fiction? Test your knowledge with our skin cancer quiz.
Did you learn something new from our melanoma quiz?
Share this skin cancer quiz with friends and family to test their knowledge of melanoma facts.
The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center offers free skin cancer screenings on the third Friday of each month. To learn more or make an appointment, call 412-692-4724.
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The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center provides world-class cancer care, from diagnosis to treatment, to help you in your cancer battle. We are the only comprehensive cancer center in our region, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. We have more than 60 locations throughout western Pennsylvania and Ohio, with more than 200 oncologists. Our internationally renowned research team is striving to find new advances in prevention, detection, and treatment.