Have you ever found a mole or a spot on your skin that just didn't look right and then went to the doctor to discover that it was Melanoma? You can do many things to help protect yourself  Get yourself checked over from a doctor and use SPF 30 or over every single day. Wear Protective clothing like hats long sleeve shirts in the and stand in the shade if possible. According to research because of the higher altitude, we are more exposed to the sun than in some states.

According to a recent study, there are about 72,000 new cases of which 9,000 are melanoma deaths, the deadliest form of skin cancer. It doesn’t matter your skin tone, anyone can get skin cancer.

July is Ultra Violet Month and you can reduce your risk of getting cancer by following some simple steps. The American Cancer Society has what they call the ABCDE it is a guide to be on the lookout for unusual markings on your skin.