Melanoma PSA Sydney Weinert Ben Gersch
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I don't need any sunscreen
Oh no! I got sunburnt
That's a weird mole I've never seen before
Unprotected and excessive UV exposure is the leading cause for Melanoma.
It seems that you are in the early stages of Melanoma.
Having one blistering sunburn as a child or a teenager doubles your chance of developing Melanoma.
Are you ready for your chemo injection Miss.Becker
If you notice a new mole or one is growing head to your doctor immediately.
Never leave the house without sunscreen. UV rays kill!
If detected early the estimated 5 year survival rate is 99%.
The way to treat Melanoma depends on the stage when it's detected, treatments include chemotherapy, radiation, and immunotherapy.
The best way to prevent Melanoma is to use sunscreen anytime you are exposed to UV rays, and avoid tanning beds. For more information go to skincancer.org.