Skin Cancer Podcasts
A man and a woman are talking about being outside, and the woman reminds him to protect his skin to keep from getting burned again.
Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the U.S. In 2011, there were more than 65,000 cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. Community programs could prevent about 21,000 cases of melanoma each year. A 60-second public service announcement is also available. Transcript Cdc-pdf[PDF-82KB]
Dr. Corey Basch discusses her study on high school students’ use of sunscreen and tanning beds between 2001 and 2011.
You should be concerned about skin cancer. It appears that exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet, or UV, rays is the most important environmental factor involved with developing skin cancer and does tend to be greater during the summer months. This podcast discusses skin cancer and ways to protect yourself and your family.