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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
Cancer Genetics and Melanoma - Skin Cancer - About.com
Jun 11, 2014 ... Melanoma is caused by both genetic and environmental factors. ... of twins with melanoma showed that 55% of a person's total melanoma risk ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/riskfactors/a/melanoma_genes.htm
Less Common Risk Factors for Basal and Squamous ... - Skin Cancer
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
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 ... A risk factor is anything that affects your chances of getting a disease such as skin cancer. Researchers have found several melanoma risk ...
http://skincancer.about.com/od/riskfactors/a/melanoma_risk.htm
Who Is Most at Risk for Skin Cancer? - About.com
Although every person is at risk for developing skin cancer, there are some that are ... Skin Cancer - Symptoms - Treatment- Causes -Prevention of Skin Cancer ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/skincancermelanoma/a/skincancerrisk.htm
Skin Cancer - Risk Factors for Developing Skin Cancer - Dermatology
Jul 2, 2008 ... Certain habits and traits may make it more likely you could develop skin cancer. Find out what these risk factors are so you can prevent skin ...
http://dermatology.about.com/od/skincancers/a/sc_risk.htm
Causes and Prevention of Cancer - Senior Health - About.com
causes and prevention of cancer causes of cancer cancer cancer brain cancer ... Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer for both men and women.
http://seniorhealth.about.com/library/conditions/blcancer19.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
Hereditary Cancer - How Genetics Can Cause Cancer - About.com
Some people are risk for developing cancer because of gene mutations ... cancer is not inherited, only the gene that increases the risk factor of ... Skin Cancer ...
http://cancer.about.com/od/causes/a/geneticcancer.htm
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