Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for an average of 1,602 deaths each day (CDC) .
Care for cancer survivors accounted for an estimated $137.4 billion in medical care expenditures in the United States in 2010 (National Cancer Institute) .
More systematic efforts to expand use of established screening tests, reduce tobacco use, obesity, and ultraviolent radiation exposure, and improve diet and physical activity could prevent much of the suffering and death from cancer (ACS) .
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year more than 65,000 people are diagnosed with melanomas of the skin (CDC) .