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MELANOMA MONDAY? – First Monday in May

Melanoma Monday - First Monday in May

MELANOMA MONDAY?

May is designated as National Melanoma Month.   Included in that designation is National Melanoma Monday, which is the first Monday in May.  The American Academy of Dermatology has set aside this day to raise awareness about skin cancer.

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, and it is the deadliest of skin cancers.

There will be many events focused on skin health, sun safety, tanning prevention, and skin cancer screenings and resources.

All are asked to join the American Academy of Dermatology in wearing orange and encouraging others to wear orange for skin cancer awareness.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Learn more about melanoma, skin screenings and use #MelanomaMonday to post on social media.

HISTORY

Founded by the American Academy of Dermatology, National Melanoma Monday has been raising awareness since at least 1984.  For more information on prevention and screening visit www.melanomaknowmore.com.

DATES
May 6, 2019
May 4, 2020
May 3, 2021
May 2, 2022
May 1, 2023
May 6, 2024
May 5, 2025
May 4, 2026
May 3, 2027
May 1, 2028
May 7, 2029

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