1. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States.
2. An estimated one in five Americans will develop one of the types of skin cancer (such as melanoma) by age 70.
3. People of all ages can get skin cancer.
4. Skin cancer is most common in people older than 50 and who have a family history of skin cancer.
5. Most skin cancers can be cured if they're caught early.
*These facts were published on the Skin Cancer Foundation website.