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Central Texas Man Diagnosed with Skin Cancer Four Times in the Last Year

Publication: KVUE-TV (ABC, Austin)

Since December 2022, Keith Westmoreland, patient of Christopher R. Oxner, M.D., FACS, USN, Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists-Austin Central, Cedar Park and South Austin, has been diagnosed with skin cancer four separate times, with two spots on his head and two on his chest. Both Keith and Dr. Oxner joined KVUE-TV (ABC, Austin) to discuss the risks of skin cancer, its symptoms and why this diagnosis is on the rise. In fact, incidence rates for melanoma have been rising rapidly over the past few decades, and in Texas, 4,998 cases of melanoma of the skin are expected in 2023, up 3.2% from 2022.

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