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Adam Friedman Discusses why breast cancer patients need to be especially vigilant about doing body checks for skin cancer

“There have been several studies showing that an earlier diagnosis of breast cancer below the age of 50 can potentially increase the risk for melanoma — the most dangerous of all skin cancers — up to 40 to 50% compared to those without breast cancer,” said Dr. Adam Friedman, professor and chair of dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.