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Protect Your Skin from the Sun


The Benefits

By protecting your skin from the sun today, you can prevent skin cancer later in life. Most skin cancer appears after age 50, but damage from the sun starts at a young age.

Skin cancer is almost 100% curable if it’s found early and treated right away. That’s why it’s a good idea to check your skin for new growths or other signs of cancer.

Start Today: Small Steps
  • Put on sunscreen before you leave the house.
  • Don’t forget your sunglasses!
  • Plan your activities so that you are inside or in the shade during the hottest part of the day.
  • Take this quiz to better understand your risk for skin cancer.

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