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Could you tell me how much exposure to the sun causes skin cancer?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Sun : Any intense exposure in the form of sunburns as a child, tanning booth/bed usage , and /or chronic increased sun exposure as an adult can all contribute to a greater incidence of skin cancer.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What to do if i know that the sun causes skin cancer, but exactly how does it do it?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Skin cancer : Ultraviolet radiation will cause mutations in the dna of the skin cells leading to skin cancer.

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Last updated May 5, 2013

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