Skin Cancer Buttons and Badges

You can copy and paste the code to embed these buttons and badges in your Web site, social network profile, or blog. You may also find additional shareable graphics on the Skin Cancer Prevention Progress Report page.

Protect All the Skin You’re In

Protect all the skin you’re in. Use a Layered Approach for Sun Protection. Sunscreen works best when used with shade or clothes, and it must be re-applied every 2 hours and after swimming, sweating, or toweling off. Wear a hat, sunglasses, and protective clothing to shield skin. Use broad spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 15 to protect exposed skin. Seek shade, especially during midday hours.

Protect all the skin you’re in. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, but most skin cancers can be prevented! Every year, nearly 5 million people are treated for skin cancer at a cost of more than $8 billion, and there are about 76,000 new cases of and 9,000 deaths from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Protect all the skin you’re in. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays—from the sun or from artificial sources like tanning beds—is the most common cause of skin cancer. Anyone, no matter their skin tone, can get skin cancer.

Protect all the skin you’re in. Enjoy the Outdoors! Being physically active outside is healthy and can help prevent conditions like obesity. But it’s important to be sun smart when playing and working outdoors.

Schools Can Help Protect Children from Skin Cancer

Schools Can Help Protect Children from Skin Cancer. Read CDC's Tips for Schools

Schools Can Help Protect Children from Skin Cancer. Read CDC's Tips for Schools

It’s Easy to Protect Yourself from UV Exposure

Wear Sun Protective Clothing

It's easy to protect yourself from UV exposure... Long-sleeved shirts, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat offer the best protection. If you're wearing a baseball cap or short-sleeved shirt, make sure to put sunscreen on your ears, neck, and arms.

Seek Shade

It's easy to protect yourself from UV exposure... Seek shade as much as possible between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., which are peak times for sunlight.

Use Sunscreen

It's easy to protect yourself from UV exposure... Use a sunscreen of at least SPF 15 on any exposed skin, and don't forget to re-apply it every two hours, as well as after swimming, sweating, or toweling off.

Ask About Sun Protection at Your Job

It's easy to protect yourself from UV exposure... If you work outdoors, ask about sun protection at your job, like wearing sun-protective clothing.

Easy Steps to Protect Yourself from UV Exposure

It's easy to protect yourself from UV exposure... Long-sleeved shirts, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat offer the best protection. If you're wearing a baseball cap or short-sleeved shirt, make sure to put sunscreen on your ears, neck, and arms. Seek shade as much as possible between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., which are peak times for sunlight. Use a sunscreen of at least SPF 15 on any exposed skin, and don't forget to re-apply it every two hours, as well as after swimming, sweating, or toweling off. If you work outdoors, ask about sun protection at your job, like wearing sun-protective clothing.

Easy Choices Can Help Save Your Life

You Can Have Fun and Prevent Skin Cancer Too

The Burning Truth

A Base Tan Is Not a Safe Tan

A Base Tan Is Not a Safe Tan

A Base Tan Is Not a Safe Tan

Controlled Tanning Is Not Safe Tanning

Controlled Tanning Is Not Safe Tanning

Controlled Tanning Is Not Safe Tanning

Tanned Skin Is Not Healthy Skin

Tanned Skin Is Not Healthy Skin

Tanned Skin Is Not Healthy Skin