Summer Skin Cancer Awareness

As we approach the summer season don

As we approach the summer season don't forget to protect your number one defense system, your skin. Here are some easy tips to help prevent skin cancer:

  • Stay in the shade, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Do not get burned
  • Avoid using tanning beds
  • Use a sunscreen with at least SPF of 15 every day. Apply at least 1 ounce to your entire body 30 minutes before going outside. Reapply every two hours.
  • Cover your skin with clothing, including a broad-brimmed hat and UV-blocking sunglasses
  • Examine your skin head-to-toe every month
  • See your dermatologist every year for a professional skin exam