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Anatomy of the Skin

Facts About Skin Cancer

Causes of Skin Cancer

Types of Skin Cancer

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

Actinic Keratosis (A Precancerous Skin Condition)

Treatments for Skin Cancer

Treating Sun-Damaged Skin

Preventing Skin Cancer

Sunscreens

Skin Self-Examination

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Skin cancer strikes more people worldwide than any other form of cancer. Although skin cancer is more common in fair-skinned people, anyone can develop it.

The main cause of skin cancer is ultraviolet radiation from sunlight, especially when too much time is spent in the sun. Avoiding sun overexposure is the best defense against skin cancer. Catching skin cancer early can provide a better chance for successful treatment.