Subscribe to RSS Feed

Dr. Samadi Discusses Screening for Skin Cancer During the Winter

Watch On YouTube

RoboticOncology videos are also available on YouTube. As a registered member of YouTube you have the ability to:

  • Leave a Comment on this video
  • Rate this video
  • Subscribe to be notified of future videos
  • Share this video with friends and family

Registration is simple - just go to and click on the "Create Account" link at the top of the page.

Fox News, 3:30

Dr. David Samadi of the Fox News “Medical A-Team” and Vice Chair of the Urology department at Mt. Sinai Medical Center discusses skin cancer screening during the winter months.

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types in the US.  Over 1,000,000 people in the US will be diagnosed with the disease this year.  It’s estimated that if you live to be the age of 65 that over half of the population will have a form of skin cancer at some point in their lives.

Normally people only worry about skin cancer during the summer months when they tend to receive more exposure to the sun.  That exposure does not stop during the winter months though, and precautions should be taken all year round.

There are three types of skin cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma.  The Carcinomas are identified as round, symmetrical, fleshy and scaley looking areas on your skin.  These forms of the disease have a very high cure rate if caught early.  Melanoma is more serious and can be identified as asymmetric in shape with irregular borders, over 6mm in diameter, and made up of multiple colors in the lesion.

Knowing how to protect yourself is key to preventing skin cancer.  Avoid sun exposure, properly cover your skin, and wear a waterproof sunscreen on the areas that are not covered.  If you see any suspicious lesions on your body consult your doctor.

To view other health-related videos by Dr. Samadi on YouTube please follow this link:

Views: 811

Back to Videos

Bookmark Using:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Yahoo

Share on Facebook

Call to Make an Appointment With Dr. David Samadi:


Click the contact link to learn how Dr. Samadi can help treat your prostate cancer and give you back your quality of life.

* The benefits of robotic surgery cannot be guaranteed as surgery is both patient and procedure specific. Previous surgical results do not guarantee future outcomes.
James, C

In approximately 14 hours 32 minutes and 42 seconds I will attend the surgeon’s office to have my penile catheter removed. I cannot wait! It’s been one week since I had surgery and now I’m confined, restricted and almost...

Rita D., USA

It was Dr. Samadi himself wanting to speak with both of us to find out exactly what we needed and how he could help us. Dr. Samadi was a true hero in this story. I love him for what he did and would recommend him to anyone who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Dr. Theodore Lazzaro, USA

As medical director of Aestique® Medical Center & Spa, Dr. Theodore A. Lazzaro’s main goal is simple: to improve the quality of life for his patients. And now as a prostate cancer survivor, he shares these goals with the surgeon who saved his life.

S. S., USA

I cannot begin to tell you the reaction that I receive when I tell people that I was operated on just three weeks ago and what a remarkable surgeon you are.. I just want to reiterate how fabulous you staff is and how deeply indebted I am to you.