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Skin cancer is the most common of all cancer types. This infographic focuses on what causes skin cancer and illustrates tips to help protect yourself and your family from developing skin cancer.
Most skin cancers can be found early with skin exams by your doctor and by checking your own skin frequently. Learn more here.
A printable PDF with information on checking your own skin for signs of skin cancer.
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation comes from the sun and man-made sources like tanning beds. Learn more about UV and how to reduce your risk of skin cancer here.