Melanoma or skin cancer may be prevented by taking the following precautions.
Protection from sunlight”s damaging ultraviolet rays is important in prevention of melanomas. Usage of sunscreen with SPF 30 (sun protection factor) or higher every day is recommended.
Early detection helps to increase the cure rate. Individuals who have a family history need special screening since they are at high risk of acquiring melanomas. Wearing hats and tightly woven clothing helps. Avoid Tanning devices.