Farmers and skin cancer

Farmers spend many hours in the mid-day sun, which is a major risk factor for all skin cancers, including the most serious, melanoma. Farmers need to be protective of their bodies when working outdoors. With a few simple steps, you can be active and protect your skin from the sun.

Download the body mole map

Use the Academy's body mole map to perform a self-exam, learn what to look for, and record your spots so you can refer back during your next visit with your dermatologist.

Annual screening reminder

Sign up and you'll receive a reminder each year to schedule your annual skin cancer screening with a dermatologist.

Skin self-exam video

You can catch skin cancer early by following dermatologists’ tips for checking your skin. Watch this video to learn how to check your skin.

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Have you or a loved one been affected by skin cancer? Your story can help raise public awareness of skin cancer, support and inspire other patients, and promote prevention and early detection. Share your story today!

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