Skin cancer

Sun exposure is the major predisposing factor in all types of skin cancer, although in the case of melanoma there may also be a genetic predisposition.

The skin is exposed to all external factors, acting as a barrier and protection. Ultraviolet rays from solar radiation have the capacity to alter skin cells and transform them into cancer cells. There is a correlation between the degree of exposure to ultraviolet rays and the probability of having skin cancer. People with fairer skin also have greater predisposition than those who tan well after sun exposure. 

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Authorship: Vall d'Hebron
Creation date: 17.12.2021, 10:03
Modification date: 17.05.2023, 11:19
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