May is designated as National Melanoma Month. Included in that designation is National Melanoma Monday, which is the first Monday in May. The American Academy of Dermatology has set aside this day to raise awareness about skin cancer.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer, and it is the deadliest of skin cancers.
There will be many events focused on skin health, sun safety, tanning prevention, and skin cancer screenings and resources.
All are asked to join the American Academy of Dermatology in wearing orange and encouraging others to wear orange for skin cancer awareness.