Monthly Nurses Corner: JULY 2017
Summer is here and we all probably know the importance of skin protection from the sun. Here are a few basic facts:
• Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US.
• The incidence has been increasing over the past few decades.
• Usually skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to Ultraviolet Rays. These rays mostly come from the sun but may also come from man-made sources, such as indoor tanning beds, and sun lamps.
The American Cancer Society gives a simple guideline to assist with sun protection. The catchphrase is:
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