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Sun Awareness Week 2015 (May 4th-10th)

Sun Awareness is the British Association of Dermatologists’ annual campaign to raise awareness of skin cancer. The campaign runs from April to September annually and includes Sun Awareness Week in May. The campaign is two-pronged and combines prevention and detection advice. The first aim is to encourage people to regularly self-examine for skin cancer. The second is to teach people about the dangers of sunburn and excessive tanning, and to discourage people from using sunbeds, in light of the associated risks of skin cancer. In addition to public education about the dangers of sunbed use, the BAD has also been involved in campaigning for legislation to regulate the sunbed industry and is continuing to push towards further and improved regulation.

This year, the BAD, will be hosting an educational mole check on May 9th and 10th at Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush, London, to celebrate the climax of Sun Awareness Week. Consultant Dermatologists and Skin Cancer Nurses will be on hand to teach you how to look out for the signs of skin cancer and best protect yourself in the sun. There will also be a UV photobooth, where you can see the invisible damage that the sun’s harmful UV rays has already done to your skin, and learn how to prevent further damage.

You can follow events and announcements on twitter @HealthySkin4All – #SunAwarenessWeek

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