Gimme 5ive June


The Gimme 5ive campaign aims to raise awareness of proactive steps that men and women can take every month in an effort to provide early detection and/or prevention of common cancers and other diseases.

Gimme 5ive Health Focus for June:   
Skin Cancer Awareness

Gimme 5ive Pup Up Screening: Thurs June 20th from 11am to 2pm at Civic Center Park

  • Free sun safety counseling using a UV reveal camera as part of Gimme 5ive’s focus on skin cancer prevention this month.
  • The free screening coincides with the summertime Civic Center Eats program that features Denver’s top food trucks and live music in downtown’s Civic Center Park.
  • Stop by for free sun safety counseling which uses the UV Reveal camera to identify subsurface skin conditions. The consult takes just a couple of minutes.
  1. Listen:
  2. Learn:
    • Skin cancer strikes more people worldwide than any other form of cancer.
    • One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by age 70.
    • You can help prevent melanoma by seeing shade whenever possible, wearing protective clothing, avoiding direct sunlight between 10am-4pm and using broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF of at least 30 every day.
    • More information can be found here:

  3. Do:
    • Check your skin every month for new marks or skin changes. Use the ABCDE guide:
      • Asymmetry: the sides of the mole or growth don’t match
      • Border: the edges are ragged, notched, or blurred
      • Color: the color within the mole or growth varies
      • Diameter: the mole or growth is larger than 6 mm (size of a pencil eraser)
      • Evolving: the size, shape, or color of the mole or growth is changing

  4. Pledge:
    • Pledge to wear sunscreen every day.

  5. Share:
    • Share the ABCDE guide with 5 friends.