National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

A lady wearing a hat while the sun beams down on her
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As we head into the Summer months, health officials say protecting yourself from the sun’s intense rays with protective sunscreen, clothing, and eyewear is key. The goal is ensure Floridians do not get skin cancer and if they do, detect it early.

Perspectives: Saving the Skin We’re In

May 10, 2012

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Local plastic surgeon Dr. Alfredo Paredes and dermatologists, Dr. Mark Ingles and Dr. Jessica Yoon discuss ways to safeguard skin from cancer causes, such as the sun and tanning beds, along with ways to discover and treat skin cancer.