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Why does ultraviolet light cause skin cancer?

It has been proven that 99% of non-melanoma skin cancers and 95% of melanomas are caused by too much exposure to UV radiation from the sun or other sources such as sunbeds and sun lamps. But why? You hear about the dangers of UV exposure all the time, but today we’re...

Why do people get warts?

Warts. Warts are small, benign skin growths that appear on the surface of your skin. Warts are caused by a virus called human papillomavirus (HPV). They can be rough to touch and you may also notice some small black dots on the surface caused by clotted blood vessels...

Is basal cell carcinoma curable?

There are proven treatment options that can be used to remove or treat basal cell skin cancers depending on tumor size and location as well as the person’s age, general health, and preferences. Basal skin cancers rarely spread to other parts of the body, but they can...
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