As we move into the summer months and spend more time outside enjoying the sunshine, it’s important to talk about taking care of our skin. Ultraviolet rays from the sun can cause damage in as little as 15 minutes, and even if it’s cloudy or overcast.
Melanoma is the third most diagnosed cancer in the United States and is the deadliest form of skin cancer. The good news is that many types of skin cancer can be prevented and taking caution all yearlong is the first step.
Read this article to learn more about protecting your skin this summer.
For Shaney Swank, aLab Technician with Science Care, skin cancer is a very personal topic. At 27,Shaney was diagnosed with Stage 4 Melanoma after finding a suspicious mark onher arm. During the height of COVID, it was difficult to get an appointment andthe mole changed quickly. After the mole was removed, she learned that thecancer had spread to her lymph nodes and into her spine.
Despite the challenges she has faced during her battle with Melanoma, Shaney has a smile on her face and fights each day in her own battle and in raising awareness to help prevent others from having to endure what she has.
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Parkinson’s Disease is a brain disorder that causes uncontrollable movements such as shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with balance and coordination. With more than 10 million people impacted worldwide, it’s important to understand what Parkinson’s is and what warning signs to watch for in yourself or your loved ones. You can learn more in this blog.
We are honored to share the stories of two staff members whose families have intimately felt the impact of Parkinson’s Disease.
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