Sunscreen Resource Center

When you protect your skin from the sun, you reduce your risk of developing skin cancer and early skin aging. Discover the role that sunscreen plays in protecting your skin.

Do You Use Protection?

Everyone needs to use protection. The Academy’s new video reminds you about the importance of protecting your skin anytime you’re outdoors.

Detect skin cancer

Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of age, race, or gender. Learn how to check your skin. When caught early, skin cancer is highly treatable.

Skin cancer stories

1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Find support and encouragement from skin cancer patients and their families who have chosen to share their stories.

Practice Safe Sun

UV exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. Use this infographic as a reminder to “practice safe sun” to reduce your risk.

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.

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