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What causes skin cancer?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Sun damage, Genetics

There can be a family component to many cancers including skin cancers.
This should not be taken lightly. Sun exposure is another large risk factor for skin cancer. The two together can be very dangerous. If you have a strong family history, lots of sun exposure, or any enlarging skin lesions, be evaluated by your local doctor and/or dermatologist.

In brief: Sun damage, Genetics

There can be a family component to many cancers including skin cancers.
This should not be taken lightly. Sun exposure is another large risk factor for skin cancer. The two together can be very dangerous. If you have a strong family history, lots of sun exposure, or any enlarging skin lesions, be evaluated by your local doctor and/or dermatologist.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: UV radiation

Genetics and uv radiation.

In brief: UV radiation

Genetics and uv radiation.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine

In brief: Sun

Especially in the 1st 16 years of your life when people tend to sun tan the most.
Other risk factors include hpv, fair skin family history of skin cancer.

In brief: Sun

Especially in the 1st 16 years of your life when people tend to sun tan the most.
Other risk factors include hpv, fair skin family history of skin cancer.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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