Beyond Sun Exposure: 5 Other Skin Cancer Risks You Need to Know About! by Mei Marcie

Cancer
5 years ago
Beyond Sun Exposure: 5 Other Skin Cancer Risks You Need to Know About!

Most of us know that too much sun exposure poses skin cancer risks. But here are five other risks you need to know about to help you detect it early. 

  • If you’ve had skin cancer before, it’s more likely to have again and warrants regular skin checks.
  • Presence of changing moles. Look for: A for Assymetry, B for border irregularity, C for irregular pigment distribution, D for diameter of 6 mm or more and E for evolving or changing size. 
  • Weakened immune system. 
  • Exposure to radiation and chemicals. 
  • Fair skin. 

A majority of skin cancers can be treated if detected early.

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