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Skin Cancer: At-Risk Populations and Prevention

  • Claire Noell
  • Saud Aleissa
  • Bichchau Michelle Nguyen
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Abstract

Skin cancer is the most common malignancy worldwide. Genetic and environmental factors increase the risk of developing skin cancer. Identifying at-risk individuals is important in skin cancer diagnosis and management. This chapter discusses in detail the risk factors, at-risk populations, and prevention of skin cancer.

Keywords

Basal cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Melanoma Skin cancer Prevention At-risk populations Risk factors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire Noell
    • 1
  • Saud Aleissa
    • 1
  • Bichchau Michelle Nguyen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyTufts Medical CenterBostonUSA

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