One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and the incidence of skin cancer is increasing in the United States in all age groups. With early detection and proper treatment the most common skin cancers are 95% curable. So schedule your screening today and prevent skin cancer!
Reduce your risk with these tips:
- Yearly skin exams by a dermatologist help to detect early skin cancers
- Wear protective clothing when outside
- Seek shade when outside, especially between the hours of 10am and 4 pm
- Avoid tanning beds
- Wear SPF>30 sunscreen daily. Reapply every 2 hours, even on cloudy days