Is misinformation increasing your risk of skin cancer?

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Doctors will diagnose about 9,500 skin cancers a day in 2017. Many of these could have been prevented.

Do you have the facts you need to reduce the risk of you or a loved one getting skin cancer? Are any skin cancer myths increasing your family’s risk? Take this quiz and find out.

 




You can help your family and friends reduce their risk of developing skin cancer by sharing this quiz with them.


References

American Academy of Dermatology. Fact sheets. Last accessed February 23, 2017

Sambandan DR and Ratner D. “Sunscreens: An overview and update.” J Am Acad Dermatol 2011;64:748-58.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “Tips to stay safe in the sun: From sunscreen to sunglasses.” Last accessed February 23, 2017.

World Health Organization. Global solar UV index. Last accessed February 23, 2017.