Skin Cancer Education

Educating our patients and the community about the prevention and early detection of skin cancer is our mission and the key to working toward a world without skin cancer.

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) offers opportunities to help spread sun-safety messages and increase public awareness about skin cancer through a variety of resources. Check out the information below, provided by the AAD, and feel free to share the information with others. You can visit the AAD website for more resources and to get expert insights into the care and treatment of your skin for a lifetime of healthy habits.

Body Mole Map

Body Mole Map - Use this tool to keep track of the spots on your skin and note any changes.  

How to Select a Sunscreen

How to Select a Sunscreen - The right one can reduce the risk of skin cancer and skin damage.

How to SPOT Skin Cancer

How to SPOT Skin Cancer™ - Use this infographic to check your skin regularly.

Is Your Skin Looking Good? Infographic

"Is Your Skin Looking Good?" - An infographic for performing regular skin checks.

Check Your Partner. Check Yourself

"Check Your Partner. Check Yourself" - How to perform a skin exam with your partner.

Who's Got Your Back?

"Who's Got Your Back?" - The back is the most common location for melanoma. Check yours!

Treatable Beatable with Early Detection

Treatable Beatable with Early Detection - Learn to prevent, detect and live.

Skin Cancer Facts

Skin Cancer Facts - Learn important facts, risk factors and prevention tips.

Athletes and Skin Cancer

Athletes and Skin Cancer - Specific tips for athletes who spend many hours in the sun.

Men 50+ and Skin Cancer

Men 50+ and Skin Cancer - Understand the risk increases as you age.

Outdoor Workers and Skin Cancer

Outdoor Workers and Skin Cancer - Specific info and tips for those who work outside.

Farmers and Skin Cancer

Farmers and Skin Cancer - Learn important facts, risk factors and prevention tips.

Children and Skin Cancer

Children and Skin Cancer - Promote children's sun-safety and awareness.

Sun Safety Awareness

Sun Safety Awareness - Add sun-safety into everyday life at home and school.

FAQs About Sun Safety

FAQs About Sun Safety - Important FAQs about sun safety and sunscreen.

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