Skin Cancer

Basic Information
Statistics
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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

Sun Safety
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The sun can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Use these tips to protect yourself and your family.

Featured Resources
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Protect your family and yourself from skin cancer. Stay sun-safe outdoors and discourage tanning.

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The new Skin Cancer Prevention Progress Report summarizes recent research and developments.

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Read about innovative ways in which programs help prevent skin cancer in their communities.

CDC works with partners to reduce illness and death caused by skin cancer. Learn what CDC is doing.

Page last reviewed: August 15, 2019