One of the main causes of skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet radiation, or UV rays. UV rays are invisible, and are produced by the sun and tanning lamps. Most often, skin cancer is the result of overexposure.
Most cases of skin cancer are preventable.
You can reduce your risk of getting skin cancer by taking some simple but important steps. To avoid the harmful effects of UV rays, everyone should:
Remember that babies and children are at greater risk than adults because of their more sensitive skin.
Talk to your health care provider about any changes to your skin like:
Preventative Health Care – the Easiest Way to Protect Your Future!