Whenever you hear or read about skin cancer, it’s almost always paired with Melanoma. In a way, they’re kind of like the “Q” and “U” of the cancer world. If you’ve noticed this before you may have wondered why, since Melanoma is just one type of skin cancer, it often gets its own separate reference. That’s a great question; and one with a very important answer.
Skin cancer carries two forms of classifications: Melanoma and non-melanoma. All skin cancers have the potential to be dangerous, but those of the non-melanoma variety are typically quickly detected, removed and usually don’t pose much of a life-threatening risk. Melanoma on the other hand, if not caught and treated quickly, can spread well beyond the skin and severely damage a person’s internal organs before becoming fatal.*
Virtually All Skin Cancers Are Visible In Their Beginning Stages
The good news is that virtually all skin cancers are visible in their beginning stages, which makes it important to get any abnormality you spot checked out by your dermatologist or doctor.*
Skin Cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers around the globe by a wide margin. It’s also the easiest to treat if, as mentioned earlier, it’s caught early.* Of course, the best way to avoid dealing with its various forms is to avoid getting one to begin with. And it’s quite simple, really. Use and continually re-apply sunscreen whenever you’re outside or driving, wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, wide-brimmed hats or ball caps, and stay in the shade whenever possible. We also suggest wearing our all-weather Sundicators UV monitoring wristbands to keep track of your sunblock’s effectiveness. Also, you should never intentionally go tanning; either by natural or artificial means.
The Most Common Way To Acquire Skin Cancer Is Through Contact With The Sun’s Harmful UV Rays
Far and away the most common way to acquire skin cancer is through contact with the sun’s harmful UV rays, through both quick and prolonged exposure alike. By dramatically reducing their access to you, you are helping yourself to significantly cut down your risk of being impacted by any version of the disease.
Sundicators: The Best Skin-surance Under the Sun!
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