Celebrate Skin Cancer Awareness Month with Prevention
As spring turns to summer and you spend more time outdoors, don’t forget
how important it is to protect your skin from the sun’s harsh rays. May
is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and the best way to celebrate is by
protecting yourself and spreading the word to your friends and loved
ones about preventing skin cancer.
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in both men and women in the United States. The good news is that it is also one of the most preventable
cancers, and skin cancer can also be one of the most treatable when detected
If you enjoy spending time outside in the sun, sunscreen is the best defense against skin cancer. Sunscreens use a combination of chemicals to stop the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation from reaching your skin.
Here are some tips on what to look for when choosing a sunscreen.