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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. When caught and treated early, skin cancers are usually curable. And you can use your phone to help you protect your skin and catch any problems early.
The Skin Cancer Foundation offers seven easy ways to use your phone to monitor your skin to keep it healthy.
Skin cancer is most easily treated when caught early. Remember, in a self-check, you’re looking for:
See your doctor if you spot anything troubling.
Too much sun can raise your risk for skin cancer. Here’s what to do to reduce your risk.
First, remember that protection from ultraviolet (UV) radiation is important all the time. But it’s good to be extra careful when you’re outdoors a lot, including those long summer days.
Second, know that the hours between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the late spring and summer are the most hazardous for UV exposure outdoors in the U.S.
Easy choices for protection:
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