Pharmacy Corner
Sunscreen: Stay Safe in the Sun Does sunscreen protect against skin cancer?


Both UVA and UVB rays can cause skin cancer.1 UV radiation from the sun and from tanning machines is a known cause of cancer. UV radiation produces damage to skin cells, like the damage caused by sunburn. This damage can be the first step towards skin cancer. Sunscreen can help to protect against UVA and UVB radiation. The best ways to avoid skin cancer is to stay out of the sun and use a good sunscreen.7