Skin Cancer, Melanoma (cont.)
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There are many risk factors for developing melanoma. The risk factor you can best control to reduce your risk of melanoma is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun.
To help prevent skin cancer:
For more information, see:
People who burn rather than tan, especially those who have red hair or blue eyes, also have a high risk and should take extra precautions to prevent melanoma.
For more information about prevention of melanoma, see the following topics:
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