Preventing Melanoma

Melanoma prevention and early detection are vital to save lives.

Over exposure to ultra violet (UV) light causes 95% of melanoma, so the best way to prevent melanoma is to protect your skin from the sun. See the 5 ways to be sun safe!

Early detection of melanoma is key, as if caught early 90% of melanomas can be cured with surgery. Know your own skin and have a professional skin check regularly. Read our tips on checking your own skin and our advice on booking a professional skin check.