2022-09-27 , Reading time: 1 minute
Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer. Most are caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation, often from the sun. There are three kinds of cells in the skin:
Each kind of cell can form a cancer. Squamous and Basal cell cancers are the most common. Melanoma causes the most deaths because of its tendency to spread into vital organs, including the brain.
The warning signs of melanoma are A-B-C-D-E :
If you see these, take a photo on your phone and go talk to your doctor.
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