Skin Cancer Prevention Campaign Visits Oklahoma


Wednesday, April 11th 2007, 9:00 pm
By: News On 6


Some OU-Tulsa students got a sobering look at how damaging the sun can be on their skin. The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation brought its "Save Your Skin" awareness campaign to campus on Wednesday. They also offered free screenings and advice on what to look for.

"For a mole that's changing in adulthood, one that's larger than 6 millimeters in size, one with irregular colors or an irregular shape, but really any mole that seems to be changing, you probably need to talk to your doctor about,” Dermatologist David Adelson said.

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and one of the most preventable.

To learn more about skin cancer, and how to prevent it visit the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation website, www.preventcancer.org.