Memorial Day weekend for many people is a time to play outdoors. But be safe. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and ultraviolet (UV) rays are the primary cause.
Our desert climate comes with a cost: skin cancer. One physician has built his practice by specializing in treating it.
Sunblocks and sunscreens are a must when spending time outdoors. But what’s the difference between the two?
If you’ve lived in Arizona for any time at all you realize it’s sunny here. Really sunny. In fact, we get an average of 296 days of sun each year. That’s why regular and proper use of sunblock isn’t just a recommendation, it’s a must.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. With 5.4 million cases in more than 3.3 million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. We’d like to thank Dr. Dustin Mullens for sharing important statistics on melanoma in Arizona.