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Skin Cancer

father and toddler on the beach practicing sun safety
Learn About UV Radiation During July Awareness Month
07.12.2022
UV safety takes on a whole new urgency in the summertime as many more people head outdoors to enjoy time at the beach, around the pool, enjoying the…
UNR Skin Clinic students and physicians
Skin cancer awareness: Medical students host free skin cancer clinic
06.27.2022
University of Nevada, Reno's Nevada Today reported on a recent skin cancer screening clinic hosted for the school's faculty, staff and students…
Reno Sports Complex Manager Camille Porter with Brian Pienta from Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute
Local dermatologists sponsor sunscreen kiosks at regional parks
06.06.2022
Five new sunscreen dispensers will be available just in time for summer vacation installed at parks in Reno, Sparks, Washoe County and in Elko…
dad and baby on beach
Get Ready: Skin Cancer Awareness Month is Nearly Here
04.27.2022
It’s nearly our favorite time of year: Skin Cancer Awareness Month. The annual recognition happens each May, just before the Memorial Day weekend…
Shane Gilligan
Inspired by Loss, Elko P.E. Teacher Models the Importance of Sun Safety
04.11.2022
When you’re a 13-year-old boy, and the father you idolize – a man who’d been a lifelong athlete and All-American high school football and basketball…
parent and toddler on beach with sunscreen
Sunscreen: Is it safe?
03.08.2022
We’ve heard the reasoning, and you may have as well. Some people say they choose not to use sunscreen because of the chemicals on the ingredient…
Sun Smart Voices - Maebob Enokenwa
Highlighting Skin of Color This Black History Month
02.15.2022
By Maebob Enokenwa Maebob Enokenwa February is Black History Month! It is the time of year that we spotlight the impact Black people have had…
Anita Savell at Sun Smart Outreach Event
The key to prevention: Education
02.07.2022
Sometimes it seems like sun safety is a bit like flossing: you have to be reminded every six months or so when you’re younger, and when you’re older…
people exercising
Preventing cancer one step at a time
01.29.2022
February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and usually we’d use this space to share the little list of reminders of what you can do personally to…
downhill skier
Winter sun safety: Being 'Sun Smart' isn’t just for summertime
01.04.2022
It’s often simple to be Sun Smart in the summertime. We may feel the heat of the sun on our skin reminding us to take cover or reapply sunscreen. We…