May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Did you know? 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. (credit: AAD)
Have each other’s back. Ask a loved one to check you for spots on areas of the body you cannot see well and vice versa.
Find a spot, but not sure what it is? Make a telemedicine appointment today with one of our skin care professionals.
As we gear up for warmer weather, be sure to gear up on sun protection. The best sunscreen on the market is the sunscreen that gets applied every day. Compliance is the most important factor in staying protected from the sun’s harmful UV rays and helping to prevent skin cancer.
You have options:
Choose sunscreens that:
– Are SPF 30 or higher
– Are UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum
– You enjoy applying
– Feels good on your skin
According to the American Cancer Society, in 2020, there will be an estimated 100,350 new cases of Melanoma in the United States.
Know the facts. Get checked. Reduce your risk