The incidence of skin cancer is high among white people, but black people rarely develop skin cancer. About 90 percent of cases are completely curable if found a skin cancer in the early stages. Types of skin cancer including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, malignant lymphoma, idiopathic hemorrhagic sarcoma, sweat gland carcinoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, angiosarcoma etc. Basal cell carcinoma was the most common in skin cancer, accounting for more than 60%, Basal cell carcinoma is a non-melanoma form of skin cancer, and was the most common in skin cancer, accounting for more than 60% in the United States.
Skin cancer occurs mainly on skin that is exposed to the sun, such as face, scalp, lips, ears, neck, chest, arms, legs and so on. The early symptoms of all skin cancers were erythematous skin lesions, accompanied by scaly desquamation or crust formation.
It's not clear what causes skin cancer, but we know the main risk factors are associated with skin cancer. You can find the following information:
Excessive exposure to the sun: If you are under the blazing sun for quite a long time, which increase your risk of developing skin cancer. Many skin cancer patients are mainly caused by exposure to the sun, especially in people with fair skin.
Fair skin: People with fair skin have a higher risk of skin cancer than people with darker skin. Because less melanin in the skin of people with fair skin, the melanin can absorbs ultraviolet rays from the sun to protect your skin.
Long-term exposure to chemicals: Such as asphalt, arsenic, shale oils, tar derivative, benzopyrene etc. Prolonged exposure to these substances will increase your risk of skin cancer.
Long-term exposure to Radiation, ionizing radiation:
Having a family history of skin cancer or sunburns.
People with low immunity: Include HIV/AIDS and Organ transplant recipients (These patients must take immune-suppressing drugs for life to prevent rejection). The immunity of these patients is very low, it is easy to suffer from skin cancer.
Moles: A man with a lot of moles on the skin have an increased risk of developing skin cancer.
For people with fair skin, family history of skin cancer, lots of moles or freckles, sunburn increase your risk of developing skin cancer. Therefore, it is very important to prevent sunburn. You should do the following:
You should get out of the sun between 11 a.m and 3 p.m, especially in the plateau region.
Use sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15
Wearing a sunhat, sunglasses, shirts and trousers.
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