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Speaker: Drusilla Hufford
Director, Stratospheric Protection Division

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Transcript: Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. In fact it is more common than lung, breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined. Whether you're gardening, mowing the lawn, out walking the dog, or on vacation with your family, remember: Slip on a shirt; Slop on some sunscreen with an SPF 15 or higher; Slap on a hat; Wrap on some sunglasses and seek shade during the middle of the day when the sun is at its most intense. The Environmental Protection Agency reminds you the Friday before Memorial Day is "Don't Fry Day," so protect your skin today, tomorrow, and every day.

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Transcript: The Friday before Memorial Day is "Don't Fry Day." EPA is reminds you to protect your skin today, tomorrow and every day. In the U.S., skin cancer affects more than two million people each year. And every hour one American dies from skin cancer. So if you are heading outside... Remember to: Slip on a shirt; Slop on some sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher; Slap on a hat; Wrap on some sunglasses, and seek shade to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer.

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Transcript: With skin cancer on the rise, now is the time to make sun safety a priority. Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer and the most common cancer among young adults aged 25-29. Summer days are just around the corner... days are longer and more people are outside for longer periods. EPA wants to share simple steps that let you and your family enjoy the out-of-doors while staying safe from too much sun. Learn about Don't Fry Day and how to protect yourself and your family from the most common type of cancer in the United States, at EPA dot gov slash Sunwise.