not always possible to prevent the occurrence of melanoma; you can however take steps to decrease your risk:
tanning beds - tanning
beds degage UVA rays that can penetrates into your skin and causes precancerous skin lesions; avoid them as
long as you can.
medical visit - if you
have been treated with melanoma, it is recommended that you have regular test every six months for two
years and then annually. These preventive measures are needed to detect an early recurrence of a second
- Check your skin regularly - check your skin regular to detect abnormal changes
or changes in your moles. This is even more important if you were diagnosed with melanoma in the
- Avoid sun exposure - exposure to sunlight and ultraviolet radiation is
the main risk factor for melanoma and therefore avoid them should be your first priority in preventing
melanoma. In general, it is necessary to:
protective clothes and hat when you walk under the sun
sun exposure between 10 am and 4 pm
protective sunscreen (20 index at least), renew every two hours and after swimming.