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Melanoma Monday: What You Should Know About This Deadly Cancer (Plus an Exclusive Offer!)

Melanoma Monday: What You Should Know About This Deadly Cancer (Plus an Exclusive Offer!)

For those of you who may not be aware, The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has designated the first Monday of May as Melanoma Monday, a day dedicated to raising awareness of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, as well as a day to encourage early detection through self-exams. Along with the AAD, UV Skinz wants to increase awareness regarding the importance of sun safety and teach people everywhere what the signs and symptoms …

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Melanoma Monday

Melanoma Monday

The American Academy of Dermatology designates the first Monday in May–Melanoma Monday. Its simple purpose is to increase public awareness about Melanoma. Melanoma is a very aggressive form of skin cancer and occurs when uncontrolled growth of pigment producing cells spread rapidly to other areas of the body. Melanoma is less common than other skin cancers, but if not detected early it is 75% more deadly. Facts: Over 2 million cases of skin cancer will …

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Melanoma Monday

Melanoma Monday

“Melanoma Monday” is the first Monday in May and the start of many national and local free skin cancer screenings, events, walk/runs and activities geared toward skin cancer prevention and sun-safety. Follow this link to find a dermatologist near you! National Skin Cancer Awareness Month is about overall uv-protection. Take a look at some indoor tanning tips that were provided by the official Melanoma Monday website. Feel free to Facebook, Tweet, and share using email …

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Melanoma Monday

What is Melanoma Monday? “Melanoma Monday” is the kick-off of May Melanoma Month with special activities nationally and locally. Also known as National Skin Self-Examination Day. People are encouraged to examine their skin for skin cancer. Melanoma affects more than 2 million Americans each year, but it is one of the easiet to cure if detected in the early stages. The Skin Cancer Foundation has some great tips and diagrams to help you with your …

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Melanoma Monday

May is Skin Cancer Awareness and Detection Month and every first Monday of the month  is officially Melanoma Monday. Today is the day; “National Skin Self-Examination Day!” Rhonda Sparks, Founder of UV Skinz, lost her husband to melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer,  in 2001. He was an avid surfer and loved the outdoors, but during his childhood he didn’t realize the damage that the sun could do years later. A blistering sun burn …

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