sun protection that makes a difference

UV Facts

With years of experience in the doctor's office with patients young and old, certified dermatologist Dr. Fung MD knows

all too well the dangers of skin cancer.  See the statistics here, but know that most skin cancer is preventable. 

Use these eye-opening facts to understand that prevention and protection should start early!

  • Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers.

  • 1 in 5 Americans will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime.

  • Over 2 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year.

  • Melanoma incidences are on the rise with almost 10,000 deaths every year.

  • UV light exposure is the number one risk factor for skin cancer,

      and the most preventable.