Resources-Skin Cancer

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)—Medline Plus—Skin Cancer
https://medlineplus.gov/skincancer.html

NIH—Medline Plus-Tanning
Dangers of tanning, description of effects of UV rays, how to protect skin from UV rays, and indoor tanning issues.
https://medlineplus.gov/tanning.html

NIH—Medline Plus-The Magazine— Quiz: Test Your Skin Cancer IQ
https://medlineplus.gov/magazine/issues/summer13/articles/summer13pg10.html

NIH-News in Health-Sun and Skin: The Dard Side of Sun Exposure
https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2014/07/sun-skin

NIH—Medline Plus-Skin Cancer: Biology, Risk Factors, and Treatment
https://medlineplus.gov/magazine/issues/summer13/articles/summer13pg5.html

NIH, National Cancer Institute—Skin Cancer Prevention
General information about skin cancer, prevention, types of skin cancer, and information about skin structure and anatomy.
https://www.cancer.gov/types/skin/patient/skin-prevention-pdq#section/all

Cancer Action Network—Just the Facts: Teens and the Dangers of Indoor Tanning
https://www.acscan.org/sites/default/files/FINAL%20-%20Just%20the%20Facts%20-%20Teens%20and%20Indoor%20Tanning%2006.15.16.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—Skin Cancer: Indoor Tanning Is Not Safe
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info/indoor_tanning.htm

CDC-United States Cancer Statistics: Data Visualizations
The official federal statistics on cancer incidence an deaths, produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
https://gis.cdc.gov/Cancer/USCS/DataViz.html

CDC—#SunSafe Selfie
Lots of links to tips for sun safety, statistics, basic skin cancer information and more.
https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/sunsafeselfie/index.htm

 

American Academy of Dermatology—Skin Cancer
Incidence rates, risk factors, mortality rates, prevention and detection.
https://www.aad.org/media/stats/conditions/skin-cancer

Mayo Clinic—Skin Cancer
Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of skin cancer.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/skin-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20377605

The Skin Cancer Foundation—Skin Cancer
Lots of information about treatment advances, sun effects on your skin, safe suncreens, why men get more skin cancer, prevention and more.
https://www.skincancer.org/