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Top 4 ways for children and teens to prevent of skin cancer

September 30, 2012

Tanning. The beach. Sand. The Ocean. The sun… All of these words elude to some quality rest and relaxation time that everyone wants. However, did you know, that melanoma is the second leading cause of cancer among children and teens?

Many would call melanoma a skin disease, because technically, you would categorize it as such. However, like most branches of cancer,  there are different levels and stages of cancer depending on the severity. For better knowledge, check out the attached linked.

Identifying cancer early is one of the Top 4 preventions of cancer, listed by FLIP, an organization geared toward helping you live a lifestyle that prevents cancer and inspires others to do the same.

Here are the Top 4 Prevention methods of cancer that FLIP suggests…

  1. Eat Right
  2. Stay active
  3. Find cancer early
  4. Stay away from tobacco

To learn more about FLIP and how to engage them, check out It will surely peak your interest.

Until next time.


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  1. Benny,
    This are great tips that people very often forget.

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