(WZZM) Grand Rapids, Mich. - You can never be too careful when protecting your skin.
Especially because Melanoma rates continue to increase.
Dr. Brian Nickoloff MD PhD with the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is part of the Stand Up 2 Cancer Dream Team for Melanoma research.
He says Melanoma is the leading killer of women under 40 and he talks more about the disease in the video link above.
In order to raise money for MSU's skin cancer research there will be a Gran Fondo bike ride June 29th starting in heart of Grand Rapids.
Kate Follet, heading up the Gran Fondo, talks more about the "rolling party" in the video link above.
For more information about the event visit the website here.