With the hot west Texas summer coming on here are a few ways  to help you avoid skin cancer, the most common of all cancers. 

You can protect yourself this summer by slapping on the sunscreen.

Wearing a hat and shirt while working or playing outdoors during the hot summer days is also a good idea.

Another tip- if possible, stay inside during the middle of the day when the sun is the brightest.

Learn more at, www.cancer.org.