SEGMENT: July marks UV Safety Month

SEGMENT: July marks UV Safety Month

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - As we enjoy these hot summer days outdoors, doctors are warning that skin cancer is on the rise.

July is UV Safety Month and Dr. Glenn Harnett gave News Leader 9 more details about skin cancer.

Dr. Harnett says skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.s.

It is caused by exposure to sun light, and it is important to protect your skin with sun screen or limit the amount of time in the sun.

It is also important to reapply sun screen every hour throughout the day.

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