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Cancer Risk and Prevention

Preventing Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. More than 5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States. That’s why the American Cancer Society and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention have designated the Friday before Memorial Day as Don’t Fry Day.

Although skin cancer risk factors are present every day, the dangers are greater during the long days of summer when you may spend more time in the sun. This infographic focuses on easy-to-follow tips to help you be sun sensible and reduce your risk of skin cancer.

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Infographic illustrating ways to prevent skin cancer.

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