Melanoma is the most common cancer in the US and is also one of the most common cancers diagnosed in young adults. There are several factors that can increase the risk of developing melanoma, including your genetic makeup. Up to 15% of people who get melanoma develop it because of a hereditary predisposition. When there is a hereditary risk, there are specific steps you can take to increase the chance of early detection.
Scott M. Weissman, MS, CGC, the Sarnoff Center Genetic Counselor, presented this webinar in conjunction with jHealth for JUF and associated agency employees.