Like breast cancer, melanoma is potentially life-threatening, but treatments continue to advance. Unfortunately, breast cancer and melanoma are related, with research showing that having one increases the risk of developing the other. It’s called a bi-directional link.
Florida skin cancer risks are high, where year-round sunshine means plenty of outdoor activities. It’s not just time at the beach or pools we have to worry about; fishing, golfing, tennis, gardening, walking and running all offer healthy – or potentially unhealthy – doses of sunshine and its harmful ultraviolet rays.