Temperatures are soaring high and so are the summer related woes. Its the time of the year that requires us to take caution, when out in the sun. Its essential to take appropriate safety measures during summer, in order to minimise the adverse effects.
A number of skin diseases, especially skin cancer is on the rise. This infographic provides useful information about skin cancer, its causes and safety tips.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer which is less common. It is responsible for 75% of deaths. Its occurrence in women is 5% and 4% in men of all cancers.
Most non-melanoma skin cancers occur due to the exposure of sun’s UV radiation. Sun exposure can intensify the signs of aging. You should know that using sunscreen alone does not help.
You need to cover up your skin as much as possible and use hats, umbrellas and sunshades for effective protection.