Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer . It occur when the DNA genetic cells in body gets damaged and it cannot be repaired. Cells that are damaged grow multiple times and damage other cell in the skin resulting in skin cancer.
In America, one of out of five individuals get attacked with skin cancer at anytime during their entire life. Skin cancer is of three types that includes Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Of these three cancer types, Basal cell carcinoma is common and more than 1 million cases are recored every year in United States.
The main reason for melanoma skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet radiations released from the sun. some causes that lead to skin cancer include usage of tanning booths, exposure to certain harmful chemicals and low immune system.
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