Morsani College of Medicine

Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Posts Tagged actinic keratosis

Aric Almirola’s NASCAR truck spreads awareness about sun damage, skin cancer
November 19, 2009

Tampa native and NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has a slogan on the hood of his Toyota Tundra designed to turn heads: “Is it AK or OK?” AK stands for actinic keratosis, a common, precancerous skin lesion caused by chronic overexposure to the sun. Almirola, 25, volunteered to become national spokesperson because it just made sense to him. “Every weekend I […]