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Golf: You've Got Skin in the Game

The PGA TOUR shares The Skin Cancer Foundation’s commitment to reaching men at risk with skin cancer prevention information. They debuted the awareness video below while being honored at the 2012 Skin Cancer Foundation Gala. Skin Cancer and Golfers 65% of melanoma cases are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Men over age 40 have the highest annual exposure to UV radiation. The majority of people diagnosed with melanoma are white men over age 50. Melanoma is one of only three cancers with an increasing mortality rate for men. Prevention Guidelines for Golfers 1. Early / Late Tee Time Tee off at sunrise or in late afternoon — avoid the sun at its most intense (between...

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