Nebraska Cancer Specialists Hope Foundation is hosting a
Seek shade. Avoid tanning bed. Use Sunscreen. Wear a hat.
Know the ABCDE’s of skin cancer. Take advantage of this FREE skin cancer screening!
Knowledge is power. Screening results, suggested follow-up, or specialist referrals will be mailed.
Most skin cancers are caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays. The greatest UV exposure comes from the sun, but indoor tanning beds and sun lamps also contribute.
Examine your body front and back in the mirror, then look at the right and left sides with your arms raised.
Bend elbows and look carefully at forearms, underarms, and palms.
Look at the backs of your legs and feet, the spaces between your toes, and the soles of your feet.
Examine the back of your neck and scalp with a hand mirror. Part hair for a closer look.
Finally, check your back and buttocks with a hand mirror.