Melanoma: Risk Factors and Prevention
With summer in full swing, it’s crucial to wear sunscreen and minimize prolonged sun exposure to help reduce the risk of developing melanoma. This UV Safety Awareness Month, learn more about melanoma risk factors and prevention from Cancer.Net.
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