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Prevention

Learn about ways to prevent or reduce the risk of melanoma and other forms of skin cancer.

Experts Weigh In on Prevention

From Sunburn to Skin Cancer

  • Suburn Basics
    Sunburn is better prevented than treated. Effective sunscreens are available in a wide variety of strengths. Most doctors recommend a sunscreen SPF level of 30 or greater.
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    Sunburn first aid
    Overexposure to the sun can cause permanent damage to your skin. Read this guide to learn more about what you can do to avoid the harmful effects of sunburn.
Skin Cancer Prevention

Find out about new therapies for preventing skin cancer.

Light to Prevent Skin Cancer

Learn about a new treatment that uses blue light to destroy precancerous lesions.

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