Saturday, September 11, 2010

Skin cancer risk factor and how to avoid it

According to the National Institute of Cancer, 1 000 000 new cases will be diagnosed in 2010, and less than 1000 will die from it. There is  risk factor associated with skin cancer that you should know about it.

  1. Fair skin
  2. A history of sunburn
  3. Too much sun exposure
  4. People who have many moles
  5. Sunny or high altitude climate
  6. Personal history of skin cancer
  7. Family history of skin cancer
  8. Weakened immune system
  9. Exposition to certain substances
  10. Increasing age

There is simple ways to decrease the risk of developing skin cancer

  1. Wear sunscreen year long
  2. Avoid getting sunburn
  3. Avoid the sun in the middle of the day
  4. Wear protective clothing
  5. Avoid tanning bed
  6. Check you skin regularly
  7. Eat food that contain anti-oxidant

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1 comment:

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