May is national skin cancer month so we wanted to remind all of you who daily work out in the sun — be careful!
When you read tips on preventing skink cancer, they always suggest staying in the shade during the heated hours of the day. We know that’s not possible for you. So the best thing to do is wear sunscreen daily, with a high SPF. Make sure you re-apply too!
And perhaps use skin cancer month as a good time to get your annual check up with a dermatologist. Any suspicious spots or moles, they’ll check out. You should also regularly check yourself for anything that looks unusual. Here’s what some skin cancers look like.
Today is melanoma Monday. In 1980, the lifetime risk of developing melanoma was 1 in 250, according to according to Mayo Clinic. Today it is 1 in 50. Learn more.
Read up on more tips on being careful in the sun.