The Skcin App is coming soon!

THE SKCIN APP
HAS LAUNCHED!

Welcome to the game-changer in skin cancer awareness.

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MySkinDoctor

MySkinDoctor App

Concerned about a skin condition, lesion or mole?
Get a diagnosis, information about your condition
and an effective treatment plan from the UK’s
largest dermatology practice, within 3 days!

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The MASCED Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

MASCED.UK

A National Accreditation Programme for
hair, health and beauty industry professionals to
promote the prevention and early detection of
skin cancer, improve prognosis and save lives.

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Sun Safe Schools Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

SUN SAFE SCHOOLS

FREE National Accreditation Programme, assisting
primary schools in their duty of care and educating
children on the importance of sun safety, to
influence behaviours and prevent skin cancer.

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Sun Safe Nurseries Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

SUN SAFE NURSERIES

FREE National Accreditation Programme, assisting
pre-schools in their duty of care and introducing
sun safety education in early years, to influence
behaviours and prevent skin cancer.

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Sun Safe Workplaces Accreditation from the Skcin Charity

SUN SAFE WORKPLACES

National accreditation scheme developed
by Skcin to educate outdoor workers and
their employees about the importance
of sun safety in the workplace...

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Prevention And Early Detection Saves Lives

  • Skin Cancer is the UK’s most common and fastest rising cancer.
  • Over 210,000 cases of non-melanoma are diagnosed annually in the UK.
  • Over 16,000 cases of melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer) are diagnosed annually in the UK
  • According to Cancer Research UK, 1 in 36 males and 1 in 47 femaies will be diagnosed with melanoma during their lifetime and it is one of the biggest killing cancers in the 15-34 age group.

Up to 90% of skin cancers however, are preventable by adopting simple sun safe strategies. Skin cancer is also the only cancer we can physically see developing in its early stages and if detected, diagnosed and treated early enough, almost all cases are curable.

Learning about the risks associated with UV exposure, how to prevent skin cancer and how to spot the early signs and symptoms - saves lives. Download our handy guide to sun safety and skin cancer below for advice and guideance in taking charge of your skin health and surveillance.

Skin Cancer Prevention Top Tips
Skin Cancer Prevention Top Tips
Look after your skin and follow
the golden rules of sun safety
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Skin Cancer - The Warning Signs
Skin Cancer - The Warning Signs
Learn how to check your skin and
what you should be looking for...
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Solar UV Radiation - The Facts
Solar UV Radiation - The Facts
Know your UVA from UVB - learn
how UVR can cause skin cancer
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Sun Safety for Children & Babies
Sun Safety for Children & Babies
A child’s delicate skin can easily
burn - learn how to protect them
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Sun Safety & Skin Cancer Booklet
Sun Safety & Skin Cancer Booklet
Download all you need to
know in one handy little book
DOWNLOAD NOW
Sunbeds Can Cause Melanoma!
Sunbeds Can Cause Melanoma!
Sunbeds are not safe - fact! Find
out the truth and misconceptions
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Sunburn And Skin Cancer
Sunburn And Skin Cancer
Find out what happens when we
burn and why it’s important not to
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The Vitamin D Debate
The Vitamin D Debate
Uncertain about Vitamin D and
how much sun we need?
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Sun Safe Schools
Sun Safe Schools
National primary school accreditation scheme developed by Skcin to teach children and assist schools and parents on the importance of sun safety
LEARN MORE
Sun Safe Nurseries
Sun Safe Nurseries
National pre-school accreditation scheme developed by Skcin to teach children and assist settings and parents on the importance of sun safety
LEARN MORE
Sun Safe Workplaces
Sun Safe Workplaces
National workplace accreditation scheme developed by Skcin to teach outdoor workers and employers the importance of sun safety
LEARN MORE
MASCED.UK
MASCED.UK
National Accreditation Scheme for hair, health and beauty professionals to promote the prevention and early detection of skin cancer and save lives.
LEARN MORE
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The UV Forecast in:

  • The UV index is a 5 category solar UV forecast provided by the Met Office in the UK.
  • The higher the number the stronger the UVR and the less time it takes damage to occur
  • When the UV index is at 3
    and above, sun protection
    measures should be taken
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