Protect your skin — it could save your life.

Ultraviolet (UVA and UVB) radiation from the sun and indoor tanning damages the epidermis, the skin’s top layer. Long-term sun exposure, sunbathing, using indoor tanning, and having sunburns all increase your chance of developing skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States. Sun exposure also causes premature aging, wrinkles, age spots, and uneven skin tone. Protection from damaging and dangerous ultraviolet radiation is important year-round.


Facts & Figures

What Does Skin Cancer Look Like Anyway?

You may wonder — is that rough spot on my arm something I should worry about? Here’s a list of descriptions that will help you decide if you should see a dermatologist.


6 Facts That Will Get Under Your Skin

Statistics don’t lie. People in Delaware aren’t doing enough to protect themselves from skin cancer. Here’s where we stand.


10 Ways to Look Good in a Bathing Suit Forever

If you think you look healthier with a tan, you’re fooling yourself. Make sure you’ll be here to enjoy every summer to come by knowing the facts about what can put you at risk.


6 Things You Can’t Control That Could Hurt You

Some things that happen to you — or are just part of the normal pattern of life — could put you at risk for skin cancer. It’s important to know about them.


7 Tips to Keep You from Exposing Yourself

Skin cancer and melanoma are risks you take every time you step outside. Make sure you and your family are protected. Follow these simple rules.


5 Skin Cancer Warning Signs in Moles

Moles can change over time. It’s important to know what changes could be a sign of skin cancer. Here’s what you should look for.


7 Tips to Keep Kids Safe in the Sun

The sun can do a lot of harm if your children aren’t protected. Follow these guidelines to keep them safe from skin cancer later in life.


4 Ways to Work Outside Without Killing Yourself

Working outside can be harmful to your health. Be sure you protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. Here’s what you can do.


What Are the Odds?

Just in case you were wondering, skin cancer is life-threatening. It can spread just like any other cancer if it’s not caught early. Here are some important statistics.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with summer right around the corner, we encourage you to educate yourself on this highly preventable disease with ways to stay sun safe all year long

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