Can you spot skin cancer? Doctor explains early detection, signs to watch for

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and this year the American Academy of Dermatology is asking people to make sure their skin is looking good in 2016 by checking it for signs of skin cancer.

Dr. Abel Torres stopped at Fox 8 News in the Morning Monday with patient Laurie Keener.

Keener was diagnosed with Stage 4 melanoma. She said she wears sunblock now, but not when she was younger.

They explain that if it's caught early, there is a 98 percent chance melanoma can be cured.

To learn much more, watch the video player.

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