May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

There are over 5 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed in the United States each year, making skin cancer the most common cancer in America. About 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers and 85 percent of melanoma cases are associated with UV radiation from the sun. This also makes it a very preventable cancer (CDC).

Fast Facts About Skin Cancer According to the CDC:

Skin cancer can develop in people of all races, ages, and nationalities. It can also develop on any area of the body including these 6 unlikely places:

Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma (ADA)

Melanoma

Skin Safety Tips According to the CDC:

Consider switching to Medical Grade Sunscreens

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