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5 Reasons to Be Aware of Advanced Melanoma Even During Winter

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UV Rays Are Strong

Eighty percent of UV rays can get through wintry clouds, fog and haze. Just because you don’t see sun rays doesn’t mean they’re not coming through.


Winter Sun Awareness. Melanoma Network of Canada. Retrieved December 5, 2014.

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Protecting your skin against melanoma and other skin cancers isn’t just for summer. The risk for UV damage is just as high, if not higher, in the chilly months.

Here are five reasons why you should be aware of skin protection from the sun even during the winter.

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