SkinCancerFoundation (@SkinCancerOrg )

SkinCancerFoundation

Bio Our mission is to decrease the incidence and mortality of the world’s most common cancer through public and professional education.
Location New York, NY
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Account created 29-05-2009 19:03:06
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CoSchedule : Safeguard against vision damage:

☑️ Eyelid skin cancers account for 5-10% of all skin cancers
☑️ At least 10% of cataract cases are attributable to UV exposure

Learn more: bit.ly/EyeProtectionS…

CoSchedule : No, we're not talking about COVID-19 here. But emerging evidence shows a link between the human papillomavirus (HPV) and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin. Viruses may play a role in other skin cancers, too. Here's what we know so far. skincancer.org/blog/can-virus…

CoSchedule : Sunburn hurts you in more ways than one. The danger goes far beyond any short-term pain, redness and discomfort, because after the sunburn fades, lasting damage remains.⁠ bit.ly/SCFSunburns

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CoSchedule : Using sun protection consistently from an early age is the strongest defense against developing skin cancer. bit.ly/SCFSunburns #SharetheFacts

CoSchedule : While basal cell carcinomas (BCC) and other skin cancers are almost always curable when detected and treated early, it is best to prevent them in the first place. Make these sun safety habits part of your daily health care routine: bit.ly/BCCPrevention #SharetheFacts

CoSchedule : The incidence of BCC has increased dramatically in recent decades and has been called an epidemic by experts and researchers around the world. The estimated numbers are staggering, however, with about 4.3 million cases each year in the U.S. #Facts carcinomasandkeratoses.org/basal-cell-car…

CoSchedule : 🇺🇸 Happy #4thofJuly! 🇺🇸
🎆 🌭 🍔 Have fun!
🧍---- 🧍Practice social distancing.
👒 🧴 👓 Protect your skin.

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CoSchedule : #Skincancer affects thousands of people every year. Let's change these odds. See something new, changing, or unusual? Go get checked today. See #TheBigSee. TheBigSee.org pic.twitter.com/8NNTRo2YNK

CoSchedule : When it comes to skin cancer, a major risk factor is prolonged exposure to UV radiation. Understanding the basics about UV radiation and how it damages your skin is an important first step in learning how to safeguard yourself against skin cancer. skincancer.org/risk-factors/u…

Android : If you are going on a road trip this #4thofJuly, the Skin Cancer Foundation is here to remind you that even inside of your vehicle, it's important to protect your skin from the sun. skincancer.org/blog/driving-y…

CoSchedule : Various devices claim to let you remove moles, skin tags and other lesions at home — here's why you should think twice before tackling this procedure without a doctor. skincancer.org/blog/diy-donts…

CoSchedule : 8 #skincancer prevention tips:

⛱ Seek the shade
🔆 Don't get sunburned
❌ Never use UV tanning beds
👒 Cover up
🧴 Use broad spectrum sunscreen
👶 Keep newborns out of the sun
👀 Examine your skin
👩‍⚕️ See a dermatologist at least once a year
skincancer.org/prevention

CoSchedule : All skin types are at risk. The UV radiation from the sun and other sources can cause dangerous, lasting damage to your skin. This means that people of any ethnic background, even those who always tan or rarely burn, can still get skin cancer. #TuesdayThoughts

CoSchedule : #Tanning is caused by exposure to UV radiation from the sun or tanning beds that causes genetic damage to cells on your outmost layer of skin. bit.ly/SCFTanning

CoSchedule : #Mohs is considered the gold standard for treating BCCs and SCCs, the two most common forms of skin cancer. Here's why: skincancer.org/skin-cancer-in…

CoSchedule : Protecting 👶 from harmful UV radiation is important not only for avoiding immediate consequences like painful #sunburns, but also for minimizing skin cancer risk later in life. Here's what you need to know about keeping the baby in your life sun safe. skincancer.org/blog/bringing-…

CoSchedule : When caught and treated early, skin cancers are usually highly curable. And in the early stages of #skincancer development, youre the one with the best chance to see changes.⁠ #FridayThoughts

CoSchedule : Since #skincancer is the world’s most common cancer, it goes without saying that it affects people all around the world. What is less obvious, however, is that anyone regardless of age, skin tone or race can develop the disease.

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