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Men over 60 diagnosed with skin cancer at twice the rate

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FARGO, N.D. — Drop the stubborn act, men.

It just might have deadly consequences.

The American Academy of Dermatology issued a new public service announcement last month urging guys to take their risk of developing skin cancer seriously because men ages 50 and older are at a higher risk of developing melanoma, the deadliest form.

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Ryan Johnson
After four years of covering news for the Grand Forks Herald and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Ryan Johnson has been a features reporter for The Forum's Variety section since 2013. His prior beats included politics, business, city government and higher education. Johnson is a 2008 alumnus of the University of North Dakota. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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