Putting our region's cancer needs first

Think sunscreen is just for your holidays? Think again.

The North West's skin cancer rates are 10% higher than the rest of the UK.

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Did you know? 

Cumbria has the highest levels of melanoma across the North West, with an incidence rate 27% higher than the rest of England. 

Cheshire also experiences high rates of melanoma, with reported cases at a rate 22% higher than that experienced nationally. 

Lancashire and Merseyside also record above average rates for this cancer. 

That's why we continue to put our region's cancer needs first.  


Find out more about skin cancer rates in our region. 

Staying Sun Smart

Know the Risks

Some factors can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.

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Staying Sun Smart

Find out how to protect your skin from the sun.

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Spot the Signs

Read about the signs and symptoms of skin cancer.

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