What You Need to Know for May – National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Although we are currently getting freed up from the Covid-19 global pandemic, I thought it would be worthwhile to remind you about the dangers of skin cancer.

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Makes sense. We should be coming into some sunny days right now. (Unless you live in Chicago as I do where we still have March temps).

In order to get through the coming sunny days herewith a list of links of all the items I have filed on skin cancer and sunburn since the blog began in 2010. This includes my own bout with skin cancer in 2012.

Looking at your face in the mirror, things that change in size, shape or color can be skin cancer.

Remember the words my dermatologist told me, “There’s no such thing as a healthy tan.”


Myths and facts about sunburn and sunscreen

Vitamin D and Your Body – Harvard

How to protect yourself from sunburn and skin cancer

Do I have skin cancer?

What did I learn after being diagnosed with skin cancer?

What happened during my skin cancer surgery?

What about exercise after surgery?

Important facts about skin cancer?

What to do about extreme heat



Filed under carcinoma, National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, skin cancer, Skin cancer surgery, sun tan, sunburn, sunscreen

2 responses to “What You Need to Know for May – National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

  1. garrystafford

    Great information Tony!

    Yes we are preoccupied and I appreciate that you aren’t!

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