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Resources for Prevention and Screening

How Can I Prevent or Detect Skin Cancer?

Stay out of the sun when your shadow is shorter than you are (usually 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.). Avoiding excessive sun exposure is important in preventing skin cancers.

Skin Self-Examination

Detailed information on skin self-examination, including the importance of skin self-examination in skin cancer prevention and a step-by-step guide

Sunscreens

Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and the increased risk of skin cancer, including the use of sunscreen as one skin cancer prevention method

Ultraviolet Radiation

Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index

UV Exposure Categories

Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index

Effects of Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure

Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and the increased risk of skin cancer, premature aging, cataracts, and immune system damage
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