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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.
How to Live Your Best With Melanoma
Your life will change when you have melanoma, but here are some tips on how to make the changes easier to handle.
How to Choose the Right Sun Protection
You have a lot of options for protecting your skin from the sun. Which one is best?
Skin Cancer Prevention
Reducing your exposure to harmful sunlight and checking your skin are key to preventing skin cancer. Learn more from WebMD.
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.
Stay Safe in the Sun After Skin Cancer
Are beach days and baseball games a thing of the past when you've had skin cancer? They don't have to be. Follow these tips to protect yourself from UV rays.
Protect Yourself From a Repeat Episode of Melanoma
How to stay safe if you've already had skin cancer.
Skin Cancer in People of Color
In people of color, skin cancer is less common but often more serious. If you know what to look for and how to protect yourself, you can prevent it or catch it early.
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.
The Truth About Sunscreen
How much do you really know about sunscreen? Learn when and how to apply it.
Melanoma kills one American every hour. But a quick checkup can put you in charge of your skin.
Video: Which Sunscreen Is Better - Spray or Lotion?
Some prefer spray, others prefer lotion. But are the chemicals in sunscreen good for you?
Clothing to Protect Against the Sun
Find out what to wear to stop risky rays from shining on you.