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Which type of cancer does sunlight cause?

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology

Sun light or tanning beds causes two types of skin cancers...Basal cell cancer and melanoma. Basal cell CA is classically called the rat CA. It tends to stay right where it started and eat a hole...much like if you were chewed on by a rat. Melanoma is a much deadlier cancer and can spread to other organs.

Answered May 1, 2015

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