Is Skin Cancer Preventable?

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Is Skin Cancer Preventable?

While outdoors, protect yourself and your family with a broad spectrum sunscreen containing a high SPF and be certain to reapply regularly throughout the course of a day. Unprotected exposure to natural and artificial UV light increases your risk of skin cancer. Although skin cancer may be treatable with an early diagnosis, melanoma (the deadliest form of all skin cancers) accounts for more than 9,700 of 13,000 skin cancer deaths each year according to research by the American Cancer Society. Without proper sun defensive care, a blistering sunburn or unchecked mole has the potentiality to cause serious health complications.

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