Skin Health Comic Thang 2
Updated: 5/8/2020
Skin Health Comic Thang 2

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  • What? Skin Cancer?! Like alien mutations and stuff?!
  • Even just a short amount of time in the sun can damage your skin and even increase your risk of skin cancer!
  • Basil, Carson, Squash, Melon what now?
  • What?! No! Skin cancer as in basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma. Both Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma occur in the most heavily sun-exposed areas of the body. And Melanoma can occur anywhere!
  • Well how can I stop this?
  • These types of skin cancer often manifest themselves as marks or moles on your skin. BCC forms fleshy or light pink bumps that are waxing or pearly. SSC forms red or brown splotches that are dry and scaly. Melanomas often form from preexisting moles. 
  • Lots of things! You can wear sunscreen rated SPF 30 or higher, minimize your exposure to the sun, wear clothing that covers your skin, and regularly check your skin for abnormalities.
  • Beach Shop
  • So skin cancer can come in a variety of forms that can be identified my markings on the skin. By taking measures to protect from the sun, you can prevent cancer and thus prevent oneself from becoming a puppet to the lizard aliens?
  • Sure... now let's go get you some aloe.