Simple Steps to Reduce Women’s Cancer Risk

Protect Your Skin

Protecting yourself from harmful UV, or ultraviolet, rays is a key step to reduce your risk of skin cancer. Wear protective clothing like hats, sunglasses, long sleeves and long pants, and stay in the shade during midday hours, if possible. Always use sunscreen, and avoid tanning beds, which expose you to two types of harmful UV rays.

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July 18, 2014

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July 18, 2014