Author: Vanessa Ngan, Staff Writer; Copy Editor: Clare Morrison; Chief Editor: Dr Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand, October 2013. About Melanoma is sponsored by the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated.
One of the most important ways to stop melanoma and other skin cancers from growing is to keep out of the sun. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause of melanoma. Reduce your chances of getting melanoma by following the few simple points below:
Sun protection to prevent melanoma video (A/Prof Amanda Oakley)
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