Protect yourself and your family with simple steps to prevent and detect skin cancers.
When you allow yourself to be exposed to ultraviolet radiation, whether from the sun or tanning beds, you invite skin damage, skin cancer, immune suppression, macular degeneration and cataracts. The increase in the number of diagnosed cases of these problems is directly related to lifestyles and environmental carelessness – ozone depletion and global warming. Given this knowledge, which is backed by decades of scientific studies, you can and should take measures to protect yourself.
Be SunAWARE and protect yourself and your family from the problems associated with sun exposure by following these steps:
This acronym is based on the advice given by countless organizations, including the Skin Cancer Foundation, The World Health Organization, The American Academy of Dermatology, the Environmental Protection Agency and The American Cancer Society. We believe it is the most up-to-date advice about sun protection. Be SunAWARE and know that exposure to UVR can cause premature aging of the skin and skin cancers, including melanoma.