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Prevention and Screening

  1. Am I At Risk for nonMelanoma Skin Cancer?
  2. Can I Get Checked for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer?
  3. Effects of Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and the increased risk of skin cancer, premature aging, cataracts, and immune system damage

  4. How Can I Prevent or Detect Skin Cancer?

    Stay out of the sun when your shadow is shorter than you are (usually 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.). Avoiding excessive sun exposure is important in preventing skin cancers.

  5. How to Do a Skin Self Exam
  6. Other Causes and Risk Factors For Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on causes and risk factors for skin cancer, including heredity and environment

  7. Preventing Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on skin cancer prevention

  8. Skin Self-Examination

    Detailed information on skin self-examination, including the importance of skin self-examination in skin cancer prevention and a step-by-step guide

  9. Sunscreen and Skin Cancer
  10. Sunscreens

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and the increased risk of skin cancer, including the use of sunscreen as one skin cancer prevention method

  11. Treating Sun-Damaged Skin

    Detailed information on treating sun-damaged skin

  12. Ultraviolet Radiation

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index

  13. UV Exposure Categories

    Detailed information on the effects of ultraviolet light and exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index

  14. What To Do When You Find a Skin Abnormality