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Choose the Right Sunscreen and Use it Often

Dr. Cecilia Larocca Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Many people slather on sunscreen every day, but if you’re not choosing the right type or not using enough, it may not be working. Dr. Cecilia Larocca, a dermatologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, recommends you use no less than SPF 30 and reapply it every two hours. Your sunscreen should also be broad spectrum, says Dr. Larocca, meaning it covers both UVB and UVA rays.

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Dr. Cecilia Larocca is a dermatologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Read More

Prevention & Screening: Get Checked Out

If you are at risk for melanoma, it’s important to keep an eye on your skin. Not all moles are cancerous, but you should know which ones could be.

Diagnosis

Examining Your Skin for Melanoma: Remember ABCDE

Dr. Cecilia Larocca
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Diagnosis

Atypical Moles Don’t Necessarily Mean You Have Melanoma

Dr. Cecilia Larocca
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute