Skin Cancer Prevention Directory
The best tip for preventing skin cancer is to practice sun safety. Wearing sunscreen every day, avoiding tanning beds and excessive sunlight, wearing hats -- all these can help reduce the amount of sun damage your skin takes. If you see any strange skin changes, inform your doctor immediately so that any cancerous or precancerous lesions can be treated before they become serious. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to prevent skin cancer, why you should avoid overexposure to the sun's rays and tanning beds, and much more.
Skin Cancer and Sun Exposure
WebMD explains how sun exposure ages the skin and raises the risk for skin cancer. Learn more about protecting yourself.
Sun Safety Tips for Your Skin
Sun exposure causes wrinkles, age spots, and skin cancer. These tips can help you keep your skin safe in the sun.
Know How to Choose Sunscreen
Learn when and how to apply sunscreen and what to look for when picking out the proper sunscreen.
Skin Cancer Prevention
Reducing your exposure to harmful sunlight and checking your skin are key to preventing skin cancer. Learn more from WebMD.
Beware of Sunburn Boosters
Some medicines and skin care products can increase your sensitivity to the sun. Here’s how to avoid getting burned.
Tanning salons can cause skin cancer
Despite what some people say, indoor tanning can cause melanoma.
Sun Exposure: Avoiding Sunburn and Sun Damaged Skin
WebMD provides information about sun safety and sunscreen, including the safety of sunscreens with oxybenzone, UVB concerns, and other ways to help reduce your sun exposure and avoid sun damage.
Actress Marcia Cross Advocates for Cancer Prevention
The Desperate Housewives' star is helping lead the fight against cancer in marches, through her advocacy, and with her own family.
Melanoma kills one American every hour. But a quick checkup can put you in charge of your skin.
The Truth About Sunscreen
How much do you really know about sunscreen? Learn when and how to apply it.
Clothing to Protect Against the Sun
Find out what to wear to stop risky rays from shining on you.
Protect Your Skin From the Sun
Have fun in the outdoors and stay healthy, too!