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Causes of Skin Cancer

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Although there are other contributing factors, exposure to sunlight and its ultraviolet (UV)radiation is the major cause of skin cancer.

Listed in the directory below, you will find additional information regarding the causes of skin cancer, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Ultraviolet Radiation

UV Exposure Categories

Effects of UV Exposure

Other Causes and Risk Factors


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