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Cause of skin cancer risk

Updated: Wednesday, Mar 31,2010, 1:41:37 PM
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People with certain risk factors are more likely than others to develop skin cancer. Risk factors are different, different types of skin cancer, but the general risk factors,

    Family history of skin cancer.
    Personal history of skin cancer.
    Early life history of sunburn.
    Blue or green eyes.
    Skin burns, freckles, Reddens easily, or becomes painful in the sun.
    Exposure to the sun through work and play.
    Blond or red hair.
    Certain types and a large number of moles.

For more information, visit the National Cancer Institute, skin cancer risk factors.
Tanning and burning

When ultraviolet (UV) radiation to the skin's inner layer, so that more skin melanin. Color of the skin pigment melanin. This movement of outer brown skin, become visible.

A Tan does not mean good health. Some doctors believe that tanning on the injury response, because the sun's ultraviolet rays to kill some skin cells and damage to.

People burn or sun-darkened skin on the type of year, their time spent in the amount of sunlight. The six skin type, how it may be brown or burn, is based,

     1: always burn, never tanning, sensitive, and sunbathing.
     2: Burns easily, tanning minimum.
     3: moderate burn, tanning gradually light brown.
     4: Burn the smallest, always tanned good moderate brown.
     5: Burns rarely, dark tans profusely.
     6: Do not burn, the skin dark, the least sensitive.

While each person's skin can be damaged by too much sun, the skin type of people in the first and the second highest risk.

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