Skin protection measures during the summer months

This week was Sun Awareness Week and brought a gentle reminder from the Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Dermatology Association to Canadians enjoying the warmth of the sum about protection from the effects of ultraviolet light, skin cancer and the importance of sun safety.

  • Dr. Ron Vender, a Hamilton dermatologist and spokesperson for the Canadian Dermatology Association’s Sun Awareness Program. He is founding co-director of The Dermatrials Research. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Department of Dermatology at McMaster University. He is also Active Staff and Head of the Service of Dermatology at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Department of Medicine, as well as being affiliated with Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation.


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