The Number One Way to Prevent Skin Cancer

“Protect yourself from the sun,” it’s the number one thing you can do to prevent skin cancer says Dr. Maria Josefina (Josephine) Quintanilla-DieckARC Dermatologist at ARC Round Rock.

“Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States,” says Dr. Quintanilla-Dieck. There are about 3.5 million cases of skin cancers diagnosed in this country each year, more than all other cancers combined.

Dr. Quintanilla-Dieck discussed the causes of skin cancer, and gives you some easy-to-follow steps to prevent it, on a recent ARC Healthcare Minute podcast. Click the link above to hear the details.

If you have a family history of skin cancer or have worrisome spots, make sure to consult with a dermatologist for a skin cancer screening. Dr. Quintanilla-Dieck is currently accepting new patients at ARC Round Rock. Call 512-244-9024 or make an appointment online.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM on Mondays at 7:29am and 8:29am.

Tags: KLBJ, Skin Cancer, Sun Safety, Sunscreen

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