Health Information

Prevention and Screening

  • Melanoma: Risk Factors

    Knowing the risk factors for melanoma can help you make choices that might lower your risk. For example, sun exposure is a risk factor, and you can protect yourself from the sun.

  • Preventing Skin Cancer

    Detailed information on skin cancer prevention

  • Skin Self-Examination

    Skin cancer can be treated with more success if it’s found early. Read on for detailed information on doing your own skin self-exam.

  • Sunscreens: Protect Your Skin

    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

  • Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation and Skin Cancer

    A detailed look at ultraviolet (UV) light exposure categories according the Ultraviolet (UV) Index