Thursday 15 November 2018

WATCH: Summer's finally here! Here's a handy guide to check for malignant melanomas

While we may not typically have long hot summer days, we still need to get smart with our sunscreen and heat protection.

The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has said cases of skin cancer have jumped by 70pc between 2005 and 2015 in Ireland, and the charity has launched its annual SunSmart campaign, reminding people of the importance of protecting their skin over the coming months. Sun seekers are being encouraged to "have each other’s backs", when it comes to sun protection and checking for signs of melanoma.

 

Read more: 10 ways to be sunsmart this summer

 

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