May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.
Skin is one of the largest organs of your body. It plays many important roles in keeping our bodies healthy, including protecting us from the harmful radiation of the sun.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer
About 5 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year (almost 10,000 a day)
More people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year than all the other cancers combined
1 in 5 Americans will develop a form of skin cancer by the age of 70
The rates of skin cancer are on the rise.