Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, yet the most preventable. So why are 3.5 million cases still diagnosed annually? Perhaps young people believe they are immune from the ravages of the sun, or people living in cold climates feel they are under exposed. Whatever the reason, it’s time to reform and adopt safe sun exposure habits to prevent skin cancers including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma or the potentially deadly melanoma.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and in its honor, BITB interviewed dermatologists across the country to learn firsthand of their tips for prevention, protection and detection.
Seek the Shade
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