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Avoid Sun Exposure To Minimize Skin Cancer Risks

Sheldon, Iowa — With summer in full swing it’s time to think about taking some steps to minimize your risk of getting skin cancer.

Dr. Ryan Becker
Dr. Ryan Becker

Dr. Ryan Becker, of Sanford Sheldon, says 1 in 6 people will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer in their lifetime.

Dr. Becker says there are three main types of skin cancer.

He says sun exposure is one of the primary causes of skin cancer.

Becker tells us about some of the things to watch for.

He says there are ways to minimize your risk of developing skin cancer.

Dr. Becker says if you notice something unusual, notice changes to moles, or have any questions about skin cancer, you should contact your healthcare provider.

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