Sun and UV Exposure

In this section you can learn more about the link between too much sun exposure and cancer.

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation comes from the sun and man-made sources like tanning beds. Learn more about UV and how to reduce your risk of skin cancer here.

Skin Cancer Facts

Here you can get a quick rundown of skin cancer-related facts and statistics.

Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Learn more about the link between the sun's rays and cancer, what you can do to help protect yourself and your loved ones, and how to spot skin changes that may require a doctor's attention.

Skin Cancer Image Gallery

The images in this gallery will show you some examples of basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma, as well as some benign skin conditions. Be sure to talk to your doctor about any spot or sore on your skin that is new or changing, even if it doesn’t look like one of these images.