Taking steps to prevent skin cancer and getting screened for skin cancer are basics for Florida living.
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May is skin cancer awareness month and the lessons learned apply throughout the entire year.
According to The Skin Cancer Foundation:
- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of their lifetime.
- Research shows that drivers in the U.S. have a higher rate of skin cancer on their left side due to exposure while driving.
- UVA rays account for 90% of the sun’s most damaging rays and are present all day, every day of the year.
- You can’t get sunburned in your car, but UVA rays can still reach you.
- Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States.
- More than 90% of the visible changes commonly attributed to skin aging are caused by the sun.