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Risk Factors - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jan 29, 2013 ... The most significant risk factor for skin cancer, by far, is well known: exposure to excessive ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun or tanning salons.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/riskfactors/a/riskfactors.htm
Less Common Risk Factors for Basal and Squamous ... - Skin Cancer
Sep 12, 2014 ... Besides ultraviolet light, a variety of diseases, skin conditions, chemicals, and medicines can increase your risk of developing skin cancer.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/riskfactors/a/rarerisks.htm
Cancer Genetics and Melanoma - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 11, 2014 ... Melanoma is caused by both genetic and environmental factors. ... that 55% of a person's total melanoma risk may be due to genetic factors.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/riskfactors/a/melanoma_genes.htm
Family Cancer Syndromes - American Cancer Society
Jun 25, 2014 ... Sometimes, this is because family members have certain risk factors in ... For example, muscle cells use a different set of genes than skin cells ...
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What Are the Main Melanoma Risk Factors? - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 18, 2014 ... Melanoma risk factors, either alone or in combination, can make you more likely to develop the skin cancer. Know your risks, and how you may ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/riskfactors/a/melanoma_risk.htm
Cancer Causes and Risk Factors - Cancer Prevention - About.com
... prevent it. Learn the risk factors of cancer development and how to avoid exposure. ... Skin cancer is caused by exposure to the UV rays of the sun. A sunburn ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/causes/a/causesrisks.htm
Skin Cancer - Risk Factors for Developing Skin Cancer - Dermatology
Jul 2, 2008 ... is the most common cancer in the United States. A person's risk for getting skin cancer is determined by many factors. But the most important ...
http://dermatology.about.com/od/skincancers/a/sc_risk.htm
Prevention - Skin Cancer - About.com
prevention is easy, fast and cheap. That's a good thing, considering that skin cancer is the most common all cancers -- and is increasing every year.
http://skincancer.about.com/od/preventionandriskfactors/a/prevention.htm
Basal Cell Carcinoma Causes and Risk Factors - Cancer - About.com
Jul 9, 2009 ... The risks factors for basal cell carcinoma are few, but clear. This article provides an in depth look at the risk factors for this type of skin cancer.
http://cancer.about.com/od/basalcellcarcinoma/a/basalcellcauses.htm
Hereditary Cancer - How Genetics Can Cause Cancer - About.com
Some people are risk for developing cancer because of gene mutations inherited ... mean that person will develop cancer, but increases their risk factor. ... Recognizing Suspicious Moles and Spots · Is an Itchy Mole a Symptom of Skin Cancer...
http://cancer.about.com/od/causes/a/geneticcancer.htm
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