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Melanoma Network of Canada  The Melanoma Network of Canada is a national charity providing information and services in the fight against melanoma.

Join the melanoma community on September 23rd, 2018 supporting melanoma prevention and research. Register today at 
https://www.melanomanetwork.ca/strides18/
Melanoma is the most common cancer for youth 15-29 and one of the few cancers on the rise in Canada. Together we can change the statistics. 85% of melanomas can be attributed to UV radiation – Know how to protect yourself from harmful UV rays and never use a tanning bed. #banthetan ##stridesformelanoma #melanoma #skincancer #melanomawalk #cancer #hope #melanomaprevention

Happy #internationalselfcareday applying sunscreen correctly is important to protect your skin from #UV damage.. 85% of melanomas scan be contributed to UV exposure.
Make sunscreen part of your everyday routine, prevent skin cancer, wrinkles and melanoma #iselfcare #skincare #sunsafety #skincancer #melanoma #wearsunscreen #howto

Thank you to the city of Mississauga for lighting the clocktower yellow to raise awareness for melanoma the deadliest form of skin cancer. 🖤👍
#thankful #melanomaawareness #melanoma #cancer #mayismelanomamonth #skincancer

An amazing sun safety education session with @city_of_toronto_ Parks, forestry & recreation services investing in families initiative High Park/ Parkdale. Helping change behaviours and stop melanoma before it starts. #mayismelanomamonth #sunsafe #sunsafety #melanoma #highpark #parkdale #uv #sunscreen #wearsunscreen

#melanomamonday. Lets make monday black to supoort those whose lives have been changed by melanoma and riase awareness for this deadly disease. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and one of the few cancers on the rise. Check your skin monthly and talk to your doctor about any changes to your skin. Avoid tanning beds and protect your skin when outside from sunburn. Together we can help end #melanom. #skincancer #cancer #blackribbon #awareness #sunscreen #checkyourskin

If you are in Toronto for #melanomamonday be sure to look up after dusk as the CN Tower lights up Yellow (the alternative to black) to raise awareness for melanoma the deadliest form of skin cancer. Share and tag your photos with us on social media and help spread awareness for this deadly disease. #melanomamonday #cntoweryellow #cntower #skincancer #cancerawareness #melanoma #whyisthecntoweryellow

Help us make may black and raise awareness for melanoma the deadliest form of skin cancer 🖤🖤🖤 #melanoma #melanomaawareness #skincancer #blackribbon #checkyourskin

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Another 6 month CT scan! The scary thing about cancer is it can be in your body and you won’t even know it. The way I found out is I was out hiking with my dog, I felt short of breath. Went to the doctor and he sent me for an x Ray, within 10 minutes of my x Ray I got a phone call saying you need to go to emergency at the hospital. That’s where this whole journey began. In a way hiking saved my life, if I wasn’t pushing myself physically I may have never found out until it may have been to late. I’m sharing this to bring awareness to the importance of being physically active. The importance of reducing your alcohol intake, the importance of reducing stress in your life. The importance of quitting smoking. Some of my friends have said to me they are not afraid of death well you don’t want to be where I am. Even though I am cancer free there is still a chance of it reoccurring and that thought is all ways in the back of my mind. I hope to inspire you to make a change in your own life?? Have a wicked day and get outside for some exercise, I want to inspire you to do things you enjoy daily!!!! #melanomaawareness #melanomasurvivor #cancersurvivor #stage4cancerthriver @saveyourskinfdn @melanomanetwork

Screen the one you love this Valentines day.

For info on how to self exam and the signs of melanoma visit:
https://www.melanomanetwork.ca/how-to-prevent-melanoma/#skin

#melanoma #skincheck #valentinesday #skincare #cancer #skincancer #valentine

On behalf of the Melanoma Network of Canada, we are pleased to present Medx Health with the Corporate Citizenship award for their outstanding commitment to raise awareness of melanoma within the community. The award was designed by Canadian artist Paull Rodrigue. Paull is a graduate of Sheridan College Institute’s Glass Program in Oakville Ontario. He has already made a signicant mark in the Canadian contemporary art glass community. Paull’s work came be found in galleries across Canada and at home with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle.
#melanoma #makingadifference #skincancer #mississauga #corporatewellness #paulrodrigue

#WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan educate Canadians on artificial tanning devices which emit 15x the amount of UV rays as from sun exposure. One tanning bed session can increase your chances of developing skin cancer. UV exposure also damages your skin and causes early wrinkling and photo aging. Tanning beds are damaging yet we still see them in health clubs across the country. #banthetan
Love your natural skin tone. There is no such thing as a healthy tan.

Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer but it is one of the most preventable with early detection. Ask your doctor to check your skin at your next physical and check your skin monthly for suspicous or changing moles. #WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan #melanoma #melanomaawareness
To learn how to spot melanoma visit https://www.melanomanetwork.ca/how-to-prevent-melanoma/#abc
#skincancer #skincare #checkyourskin

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