How to protect yourself from skin cancer

UBC dermatologist Sunil Kalia was interviewed on CFAX radio on the topic of protecting yourself from skin cancer as the hottest summer months approach and ultraviolet (UV) rays increase.

“Tanning is an indicator of getting too much UV rays,” Kalia said. “Any type of tan is a precursor to developing skin cancer and therefore I strongly discourage tanning.”

The segment starts at about 5:25.