Free Skin Cancer - Know How To Protect Your Skin Against CancerOverexposure to ultraviolet light from the sun or tanning salons is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. To protect against these risks, take these steps:
Apply sunscreen of at least SPF 30 it provides protection against UVA and UVB rays. Be generous.
Wear protective clothing: a hat, sunglasses, long-sleeved shirts, pants and should be used as much as possible.
Stay in the shade! Sun’s rays are strongest between 10 am and 4 pm, to avoid to leave at that time, or just seeking shade protection.
Avoid tanning beds and exposure to UV light causes skin damage and wrinkles. If you want a tan, free use of tanning products and continue to use sunscreen.
Regularly check your moles.
Early detection of skin cancer leads to a cure. Everyone should check your moles each month. Your health care provider should examine any changes in your moles. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, to see these warning signs of skin cancer:
1. Changes in the surface of a mole.
2. Scaliness, oozing, bleeding, or the appearance of a new bump.
3. Spread of pigment from the border of a mole into the surrounding skin.
4. Change in sensation including itchiness, tenderness, or pain.
If any of your moles looks suspicious to you, seek medical evaluation immediately.