It’s a myth that people of color don’t get skin cancer...
We’ve heard way too many people say “I don’t need SPF, my melanin- kissed skin is my natural protection from the sun”.
Darker skin is not a guarantee against melanoma.
The five-year survival rate for melanoma is 78 % among African- Americans.
Melanoma accounts for less than 2% of skin cancer cases, but causes a large majority of skin cancer deaths.