Skin cancer often happens as a result of overexposure to the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. Photo: Shutterstock
Skin cancer often happens as a result of overexposure to the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

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Skin cancer - the risk of getting it, who is most vulnerable, the different types, and potential new treatments

  • People with light skin are more susceptible to skin cancer, but people with darker skin are often diagnosed with the condition at a later, more dangerous stage
  • Skin cancer is mostly caused by overexposure to the sun’s ultraviolet radiation. Dopamine has recently been shown to prevent some skin cancers developing

Skin cancer often happens as a result of overexposure to the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. Photo: Shutterstock
Skin cancer often happens as a result of overexposure to the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. Photo: Shutterstock
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