For all of you in the northern hemisphere currently in your summer, or for those of you who live in climates of perennial summer, it may be a good time to think about getting your skin checked out for skin cancer.
Skincancer.org is having free skin cancer screenings through out the USA – check out their website for details. They also have a great section of photos and explanations about skin cancer and what to look for, with photo illustrations.
Also in the US is a free screening program through Skin Cancer Takes Friends – where you and a friend are invited to visit selected dermatologists for free skin cancer screenings – check out their website for details.
The American Academy of Dematologists has great fact sheets and information on both skin cancer and all sorts of other skin conditions, from acne to psoriasis and is also worth a look.
Why not do a body mole map – download this PDF which has clear instructions to help you.
For information on skin cancer in Australia check out the Cancer Council’s website.
I’m sure there are other programs all over the world – so do an internet search with your area listed and see what you can find.
Also – just found this for some interesting reading on the nano-particle sunscreen debate