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Skin cancer

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  • 1. Eduardo and Julian
  • 2. What body parts are affected? How is it affected?  Your entire body can be dig noised with skin cancer.  The skin build up cancer cells that can be dangerous to your health if not treated.
  • 3. Can it spread? Since it is caused by UVA radiation and rays it can spread to other parts of the body.
  • 4. How many people are affected each year?  more than 1 million cases skin cancer diagnosed yearly in the United States  10,850 deaths due to skin cancer each year.
  • 5. Skin Cancer Fatal?  No it is not as long as it is treated.
  • 6. Main causes of skin cancer.  UVA Rays from the sun is the main source of cause of skin cancer because it damages the tissue.  People purposely go tanning and at are high risk.
  • 7. Symptoms  Change of size or color of dark pigments or moles.  Any kind of pigments that passes the border of a mole.  In itchy sensation of pain or uncomforted.
  • 8. How can it be prevented  Always put on sunscreen when going outside.  Prevent going to tanning beds.  Stay away from radiation as much as possible.
  • 9. Web links  http://www.skincancer.org/  http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerCa uses/SunandUVExposure/skin-cancer- facts  http://www.topnews.in/health/diseases/s kin-cancer?page=1