24 May '11, 8pm

Fryday: The Friday before Memorial Day is "Don’t Fry Day", a time to remind people at the start of summer about

Fryday: The Friday before Memorial Day is "Don’t Fry Day", a time to remind people at the start of summer about

The Friday before Memorial Day is Don’t Fry Day , a time to remind people at the start of summer about the dangers from exposure to the sun’s harmful rays. Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is always a dangerous threat and is the most common cancer among young adults aged 25-29. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SunWise program and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention have partnered to provide simple tips on protecting yourself that could save lives. Melanocytes are cells that produce the dark pigment, melanin, which is responsible for the color of skin. They predominantly occur in skin, but are also found in other parts of the body, including the bowel and the eye. Melanoma is a malignant tumor of melanocytes.

Full article: http://www.enn.com/enn_original_news/article/42732

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