In order to understand how to prevent skin cancer, it helps to know what your skin does and how the sun affects it.
These pages will help you understand: what the skin does, what skin cancer and melanoma are, and what ultraviolet radiation is. This information will help you reduce your risk of skin cancer.
The skin is your body’s largest organ and protects the body from the outside world. Find out how it works to protect you from the sun's UV rays.
Skin cancer is a benign or malignant cancer in the skin caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation.
Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer - it can easily spread to other other parts of the body or organs. But there are simple steps and checks you can do to reduce your risk.
Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is generated from the sun and enters our atmosphere—depending on the type of concentration it can have different affects on our skin.
If you think tanning gives you a healthy glow, think again. Tanning is skin cells in trauma, trying to protect themselves from cancer. Here's a reminder of some hard-hitting facts.
There are many myths about sun tanning out there. Ignore the myths and get the facts. Find out the best times to be in the sun and help protect your skin from skin cancer and melanoma.