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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

May is here, and with it comes Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. This month is an opportunity for us to raise awareness about skin cancer and the importance of early detection and prevention. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and melanoma is the deadliest form. Fortunately, skin cancer is also highly preventable. By taking simple steps to protect our skin and stay safe in the sun, we can reduce our risk of developing this disease.

At the Centre, we are committed to promoting skin cancer prevention through our SunSmart programme. Our programme provides FREE presentations for schools, companies, organisations, and groups of friends to learn about the risk factors, prevention, and screening for skin cancer. Our presentations are designed to be age appropriate, informative, interactive, and engaging, providing participants with practical advice on how to protect their skin and stay safe in the sun.

During our presentations, participants will learn about the various types of skin cancer, the risk factors associated with the disease, and the importance of early detection through regular skin checks. We also provide tips on how to protect skin from harmful UV rays, including the proper use of sunscreen and protective clothing. By the end of our presentation, participants will have a better understanding of how to reduce their risk of developing skin cancer.

We believe that education is key to preventing skin cancer, and our SunSmart programme is just one way that we are working to raise awareness about this important issue. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation for your company, organisation, or group of friends, please contact us to learn more. Together, we can work towards a world where skin cancer is no longer a threat.

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