(KPRC) - Every hour, someone in the United States dies from melanoma.
Despite efforts to raise awareness about sun protection, it remains the fastest growing cancer.
But, a new high-tech tool is helping doctors catch it before it grows deadly.
Donna Martin of Pearland was a life-long sun worshiper, until she was diagnosed with melanoma.
"It's a rude awakening and it really makes you think about getting exams of a regular basis," she says.
Now she tells others to do the same, especially if they have a history of skin cancer.