Soft sand, loungers and sun at the pinnacle of Deux Rives Beach in Nancy. This summer, during tanning sessions, Kathryn Kolovaldi meets bathtubs. “Hey ladies, we are working to raise awareness of skin cancer and the dangers of summer.” The prevention officer of the CPAM in Meurthe-et-Moselle is released to an aunt and her niece, pinned under an umbrella. The operation is carried out jointly with the CHRU of Nancy and the town hall to prevent sun-related risks.
No, clouds do not protect against UV rays
The message was well received by the swimmers. “It is good for sunscreen, danger to the skin, even on the beach in Nancy where it is believed that the sun does no harm.thought Anne, who is applying The trio: sunscreen, cap and sunglasses. A few beach towels, Hélène tans on one of the deckchairs: “JI don’t necessarily do the right thing, but I do try not to expose myself to the sun between noon and 4 p.m.. “
What are the dangers of the sun on our skin?
Prevention is done in a fun way, with small tests. “Are there fewer risks to the skin when the weather is cloudy or windy, right or wrong?Eric reads, questionnaire in hand, before answering:forged. The sun passes through the clouds.” These mini games allow you to dismantle preconceived notions, For example, it is not recommended to wear wet clothes, which is certainly refreshing, but it increases the sun’s resonance on the skin.
Cutaneous melanomas or cancers
“The danger of UV rays is not well understood by a large number of peoplenotes Florence Granell-Brochard, MD, a dermatologist and medical oncologist at Nancy University Hospital. When you get burns and sunburns, you risk getting a dangerous skin cancer called melanoma.” This type of cancer accounts for only 10% of cases. It ranks ninth among crabs, of all sexes combined.
Carcinomas, melanomas: how do we spot them?
The vast majority, i.e. 90%, of skin cancers are carcinomas. “On the other hand, it is associated with all exposure to the sun over a lifetime“, continues the health professional. This is especially relevant for people who work outdoors, such as farmers, construction workers or fishermen.
These two types of skin cancer are highly treatableHowever, recovery is more effective when the disease is caught early. If the patient is late, cancer will progress, the situation will deteriorate, and eventually become fatal.
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