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Some people have risk factors that increase their risk of skin cancer. Risk factors vary for types of skin cancer, but some risk factors include:
Indoor tanning Easily sunburn History of sunburns, especially before 18 years old Spending a lot of time outdoors Red or blonde hair Light-coloured eyes Freckle easily Having many moles Personal or family history of skin cancer Certain health problems and medications
My CancerIQ will assess your skin cancer risks and offers ways to reduce them. Related links on this Website:
Outdoor Work Skin Type Tanning Underlying Health Problems