May is Skin Cancer awareness month according to the skin cancer foundation there are over 5 million new cases of skin cancer each year. Skin cancer is also preventable by taking some precautions while you are outside. According to the skin cancer foundation, about 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancer are from being exposed to the sun. exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun.

St. Mary's Medical Center of Grand Junction will be providing free screening through the month of May with their U.V camera. You can register here to sign up for a free screening.

When you are out in the sun use sunscreen, hats, protective clothing. To get a free u.v screening check out one of these places during the month of May.

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