Is there a melanoma month?
Skin cancer — including melanoma as well as basal and squamous cell carcinomas — is the most common of all cancer types.
When is World melanoma Day?
Melanoma Monday dates
How do you raise awareness for melanoma?
Participate in Skin Cancer Prevention and Awareness
- Wear a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. …
- When you’re outside, protect yourself by staying in the shade. …
- Avoid tanning beds and sunlamps, as these shine direct ultraviolet radiation at your skin.
What color is melanoma ribbon?
Colors and Months for Cancer-Related Ribbons
|Lymphoma (non-Hodgkin)||Lime green||September|
What are the signs of skin cancer?
In most cases, cancerous lumps are red and firm and sometimes turn into ulcers, while cancerous patches are usually flat and scaly. Non-melanoma skin cancer most often develops on areas of skin regularly exposed to the sun, such as the face, ears, hands, shoulders, upper chest and back.