Skin cancer prevention is such an important subject, but sadly the rates of skin cancer continue to increase. One popular trend is that people are aware of the message and how important it is to use sun screen and protect ourselves from the harmful effects of the sun BUT they think it won’t happen to them! Well very sadly IT DOES… as Dr Lycka and many other skin cancer specialists and dermatologists see every day in their offices and clinics. So to help you with the latest information on skin cancer, skin cancer detection, skin checks and the dangers of tanning beds, this week on Inside Cosmetic Surgery Today, your host, Edmonton cosmetic dermatologist Dr Barry Lycka welcomes once again the Executive Director of the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation, Leona Yez. Dr Lycka and Ms. Yez talk firstly about the ABCDE’s of skin cancer detection and the vital signs that tell you to go and get your skin checked by a doctor. They discuss the interesting programs and education resources and advice that are available from the CSCF and the very real dangers posed by the use of tanning beds. Be Sun Safe with help from the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation.
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