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5 Myths About Skin Cancer
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Tanning, the Real Truth-June Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

5 Myths About Skin Cancer

Myth Number 1: Tanning actually protects my skin. The truth is tanning, just like sunburn, attacks the skin’s DNA. Altering the DNA leads to the development of abnormal cells which eventually may become cancerous. Myth Number 2: People of color don’t need to worry about sun exposure. People with naturally dark skin have greater protection,…

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Tanning, the Real Truth-June Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

With the appearance of summer, most of us find ourselves spending more time outdoors and being exposed to the sun. This month the Little Company of Mary Health Education Center shares “Tanning: The Real Truth” and practical tips to protect yourself from the damage caused by overexposure to UV radiation. Whether you are out in…

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