According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer, are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin.
People with certain risk factors are more likely than others to develop skin cancer. Risk factors vary for different types of skin cancer, but some general risk factors are having.
The Good News:
The most preventable cause of skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, either from the sun or from artificial sources like tanning beds. >
Help protect your skin and lower your chances or skin cancer by
For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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