than squamous cell and basal cell skin cancers (sometimes called non-melanoma skin cancers) - Both are known as non-melanoma skin cancer and they can usually be treated successfully
that highlight the importance of early detection of breast, colorectal and skin cancer.
are small changes you can make in your lifestyle to reduce your risk of developing cancer.
Checking your skin for changes will help you learn what is normal for your own body and to
Skin cancer and early detection
Early Detection of CancerHealthy LivingSun Safety
Starting at age 21, if you have had skin-to-skin sexual contact you should get a pap test every 3
Changes to the cells of the cervix that lead to cancer can be caused by exposure to
by 75%. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. Exposure
indoor tanning session can INCREASE the RISK of SKIN CANCER. Document disponible en français.
UV) rays can lead to: sunburns, skin damage, wrinkles and skin cancer. • Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada, and rates are increasing. • Skin cancer
changes on the cervix that may be signs of cancer or lead to cancer. During a pap test, your doctor may also take
Cervical screening and pap tests are available to sexual health clinic
instead. 1 4 2 5 3Sun exposure and your skin & eyes Exposure to UV rays can lead to: • Skin cancer • Eye lesions • Skin damage • Cataracts • Sunburns • Retinal Burns PEOPLE
light coloured clothing that covers as much skin as possible, avoiding areas with tall grass
https://www.nwhu.on.ca/AboutUs/Documents/BOH Minutes April 30 14 AMENDED July 25 14.pdf
effects of UV rays. Sun exposure and your skin and eyes Exposure to UV rays can lead to: • Skin cancer • Eye lesions • Skin damage