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Health Alert: Detecting Melanoma

Every year, more than 70 thousand people are diagnosed with melanoma. If the cancer is caught in its earliest stages, you could increase your chance for survival.

Posted: May 8, 2018 8:36 AM

HEALTH ALERT -- Monday was National Melanoma Day and doctors are raising awareness for one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer. Every year, more than 70 thousand people are diagnosed with the disease. Doctors say people have a better chance of survival if the cancer is caught in its earliest stages. 

For every 30 days that pass without surgery, the risk of dying increases. People who have more than 50 moles, are fair skinned, and/or have a family history of the disease are most at risk.

If you have questions, consult your doctor.

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Cases: 68503

Reported Deaths: 867
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Multnomah15561230
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Lane405040
Jackson357925
Malheur234942
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Yamhill161516
Linn131019
Polk114015
Douglas88217
Jefferson79811
Union7463
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Benton7447
Morrow6357
Lincoln60014
Wasco49719
Josephine4824
Columbia4573
Coos4061
Hood River3751
Clatsop3450
Baker2703
Crook2086
Grant1301
Curry1202
Tillamook1150
Lake1131
Harney901
Wallowa703
Sherman230
Gilliam210
Wheeler30
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Cases: 1171802

Reported Deaths: 19025
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Los Angeles3832757580
San Bernardino884691129
Riverside850771434
San Diego75307988
Orange731521559
Kern39990448
Fresno37349477
Sacramento35739566
Santa Clara32454476
Alameda28378502
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Contra Costa23381260
Stanislaus21145422
Tulare20550308
Ventura18914175
Imperial15725356
San Francisco15053160
Monterey14695116
San Mateo13707170
Sonoma11846157
Merced11537179
Santa Barbara11205135
Kings1044087
Solano1003681
Marin7628129
Placer622468
Madera604785
San Luis Obispo595635
Shasta460147
Yolo456174
Santa Cruz420228
Butte385359
Sutter314415
Napa294517
El Dorado21544
Yuba198110
San Benito181316
Lassen17733
Tehama158725
Mendocino148522
Nevada11839
Tuolumne9088
Glenn8918
Lake88619
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Colusa6946
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Mono5243
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