Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in

May is National Skin Cancer Prevention Month which is appropriate because many of us have been starting to participate in more outdoor activities. Each year more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. A recent study shows that skin cancer is more common in young women mainly due to tanning. However, skin cancer can happen to anyone, at any age. Although skin cancer is common, there is some good news. Skin cancer is mainly categorized as a “lifestyle...

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in

Summer is quickly approaching and many of us will be participating in outdoor activities. The month of May is “National Skin Cancer Awareness Month”. Skin cancer is very common and more dangerous than some people are aware of.  One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lives. Skin cancer can happen to absolutely anyone. In a recent study it was found to be more common in young women, mainly due to tanning. I must admit, I used to use indoor tanning. I recently...

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