Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented, and it can almost always be cured when it’s found and treated early.
The Pharmacy@ The Medical Center is proud to participate in Skin Cancer Prevention Month. During the month of May, join us in taking action to prevent skin cancer and reduce the risk of UV damage.
Take simple steps today to protect your skin:
- Stay out of the sun as much as possible between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
- Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher. Put on sunscreen every 2 hours and after you swim or sweat.
- Cover up with long sleeves and a hat.
- Check your skin regularly for changes.
We stock a complete line of sunscreen and skin protection products. Stop by The Pharmacy@The Medical Center and prepare for fun in the sun!