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What are the prevention techniques for skin cancer?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Protect skin

The number one cause of preventable skin cancer is sun exposure and actinic radiation.
Of course genetic factors play a role ad there are many different types of skin cancer but basal cell is the most common and the most preventable. Wearing a high broad spectrum sunblock is best followed by sunscreen. Avoiding sun during the noon hours is also advisable. Protective clothing and stop smoking

In brief: Protect skin

The number one cause of preventable skin cancer is sun exposure and actinic radiation.
Of course genetic factors play a role ad there are many different types of skin cancer but basal cell is the most common and the most preventable. Wearing a high broad spectrum sunblock is best followed by sunscreen. Avoiding sun during the noon hours is also advisable. Protective clothing and stop smoking
Dr. Otto Placik
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