Medical Minute: Protect skin from cancer year round to decrease risks

Wearing sunscreen regardless of the weather could reduce your chances of developing skin cancer.

“The most important thing about taking care of your skin is sunscreen,” said Dr. Ashley Sturgeon, a dermatologist with Texas Tech Physicians with the TTU Health Sciences Center. “Not just sunscreen when you think you’re going out for an activity like golf or playing at the park. It’s every day as part of your habit.”

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