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    STRATAGY-1 As indicated by the WHO (2002) cancer prevention disease should be a key component in all cancer control programs. Cancer prevention concentrates on components those increaces a person’s chances of creating cancer, furthermore on elements that can reduce the risk of developing cancer. The skin cancer risk factors are various components that are known to increase the danger of skin cancer. Generally dangerous elements are non-modifiable. The Non-modifiable danger variables for melanoma…

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    Fake tanning is not as safe as what most people might think it is. Fake tanning in a tanning bed is just as bad as tanning in the sun, indoor tanning also exposes your skin to ultraviolet (UV) rays. Whether the UV rays are coming from a tanning bed or the sun they can still cause wrinkles, rashes and dark spots. The most dangerous types of UV rays can change the DNA in cells, which is what experts believe is the main cause of skin cancers.In the US, 35% of adults and 55% of college students have…

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    What Is Blue Light Therapy? Blue light therapy is also known as photodynamic therapy. More dermatologists are using it to help ward off skin cancer in patients who suffer from actinic keratoses. Actinic keratoses are also known as solar keratoses. They are scaly raised bumps that developed in sun-exposed areas, such as the lips, hands, face and forearm. They are precancerous lesions. Ten percent of people with actinic keratoses will develop skin cancer. Fortunately, early treatment can…

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    The most common type of cancer in the United States is skin cancer. In most individual cases of cancer, exact cause is unknown, although most causes are linked to increased genetic susceptibility, lifestyle factors including diet, damage caused by infectious diseases and many more. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer for both men and women. Many characteristics can influence the development of cancer. Overexposure to the sun and trips to the tanning bed put someone at the risk of…

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    Melanoma Case Studies

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    Melanoma incidence has markedly increased in recent decades. It represents 3–5% of skin cancers, but it is responsible for 75% of all skin cancer deaths1. Approximately 10% of melanoma cases report a relative affected with melanoma, and a positive family history is associated with an increased risk of developing melanoma. The heritable (germ line) variants which contribute to melanoma susceptibility vary in terms of risk from common relatively low penetrance genes to rare high penetrance genes1.…

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    Melanoma Research Paper

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    The American Cancer Society estimates that skin cancer is the most prevalent of all cancers with over 2 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer each year and 75,000 melanoma cases in 2012**. Melanoma is one of themost serious consequences of skin cancer where melanocytesproliferate actively with enhanced accumulation of melaninpigment leading to hyperpigmentation and tumor formation. Up-regulated levels oftyrosinase enzyme appear to be correlated to with greater production and accumulation of…

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    Dangers Of Tanning Bed

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    Most people love the feeling of being tan. It makes them feel confident with themselves due to the tan, sun kissed looking skin all year round, but do they know the dangers of the tanning bed? The tanning bed has many dangers and I am not a huge fan due to all the dangerous effects of it. The CDC states that “A tan is the body’s response to injury from UV rays. A base tan does little to protect you from future damage to your skin cause by UV exposure” (“Indoor Tanning Is Not Safe”). Whether it…

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    Hair Dyes Research Paper

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    Use of Chemical Hair Dyes and Health Problems According to J.D. Heyes, those who use hair dyes more than nine times a year have a 60 percent greater risk of contracting cancer (Heyes 1). It is important to know what kind of chemicals are in the hair dye. People do not read what the hair dye contains in it, if dying hair often it can lead to cause cancer on scalp, skin, and hair loss. J. D. Heyes, a scientist, also says that both home hair coloring kits, and dyes used at more expensive hair…

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    ABCDE is an mnemonic device used to remember the steps when analyzing skin diseases such as skin cancer and can be very useful in identifying warning signs. The A stands for asymmetrical. When a mole is benign, when your draw a line in the middle it will be symmetrical. But, if the mole is malignant it will be asymmetrical, and this can be a warning sign for melanoma. The B stands for border. A malignant mole's borders tend to be uneven and the edges may be notched (in the shape of a V). This…

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    Health Assessment View on Skin cancer Skin cancer is one of the most general types of cancer among Canadians. Melanoma is one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer that have increased a lot in Canada over the past 25 years. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, in 2014 annual cancer statistics report that 6,500 suffer from melanoma (1,050 deaths) and 76,100 cases of non-melanoma (440 deaths) skin cancers expected. Definitely the rate of melanoma among Canadian women is 13.0 per 100…

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