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Scientists Makes Strides Against Melanoma

Posted: July 23, 2007

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Until these tactics are improved upon, Weinstock recommends that people use the American Cancer Society's recommended "Slip, Slop, Slap" strategy for fighting skin cancer.

"The one major avoidable cause of melanoma is exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun," Weinstock said. "Slip on a shirt, slop on the sunscreen and slap on a hat."

HealthDay News, By Dennis Thompson, July 22, 2007