Risk and Prevention

Cancer risk is affected by a number of things in our environment, including ultraviolet light and sun exposure.
Sun Safety Tips
Being sun-safe does not mean you need to hibernate inside all year! Follow these tips to be safe in the sun and reduce your risk of skin cancer.
Sun Safety: Being sun-smart is being cancer-smart!
Introduction Sun (UVA and UVB rays) exposure can predispose to all types of skin cancers (melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell cancers). According to the most recent estimates, skin cancer ..
Sun Exposure and Cancer Risk
While there may be some benefit to soaking up the sun's rays, such as synthesis of vitamin D within our bodies, there are also many harmful side effects of sun ..
Dark Skinned Individuals and Skin Cancer Risk
Brown skinned individuals, including black, Asian, Latino and Native Americans, often have a false sense of security when it comes to skin cancer risk, thinking they are not at risk ..
Tanning Beds Are NOT a Safe Alternative to “Sunbathing”!
Tanning salons are not a safe alternative to the harmful rays of the sun. Studies have found that tanning salons are very harmful and lead to an increased risk of ..


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