Arizona skin Cancer Foundation logo


What’s in your tote bag?

Here’s an easy tip to keep you and your family sun-safe. Get ready for the summer with a tote bag full of different ways to protect your skin! Keep your tote bag handy whenever you head out for some summer fun!

Some important things to pack:

  • A lightweight long-sleeved shirt or cover-up.
  • A hat with a wide brim that shades your face, head, ears and neck.
  • Sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays.
  • Sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher and both UVA and UVB (broad spectrum) protection.
Underwater Collectibles Along With Beach Bag And Hat

The most effective way to fight skin cancer is to prevent it from developing. Although sunburns can put your skin at risk for skin cancer, unprotected exposure may add to the damage that can lead to skin cancer. It’s important to Check the skin you’re in!

Sun safety.

The sun sustains life and feels great, but it can also be your skin’s worse enemy. The Arizona Skin Cancer Foundation would like to help you have fun in the sun safely! The video below shares great tips to protect yourself and your family.
female doctor wearing mask consulting a men wearing mask


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020, Oct. 15). What you Need to Know for Sun Safety [Video].

“Sun Protection.” The Skin Cancer Foundation, 28 Jan. 2022,

“Skin Cancer Facts & Statistics.” The Skin Cancer Foundation, Jan. 2022,

“Skin Cancer Awareness.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 18 April 2022,