Did you know it’s Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month?

Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention MonthSkin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and is diagnosed more often than all other types of cancers combined and the number of cases has been on the rise.  Since it’s Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, now is a great time to learn about how to detect and prevent one of the most common cancers.

Fortunately you can easily protect yourself and your family from skin cancer.  It is also easily detected early so that you can be treated effectively.

The most common cause of skin cancer is over exposure of the ultraviolet or UV rays from the sun but some may come from other sources such as tanning beds and sun lamps.

Check your skin frequently and if anything looks suspicious see your physician quickly to treat as soon as possible.  To learn more, visit Cancer.org or click on the picture below to learn all about skin cancer detection and prevention:
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month