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Immunology of UV-Induced Human Skin Cancer

  • Gerda Frentz


This paper focuses on photocarcinogenesis and non-melanoma skin cancer in man and discusses facts and theories on the role of the immune system for this process. Since photocarcinogenesis in man is closely connected with sun-exposure no details on the role of the specific wavelengths of UV radiation will be discussed.


Skin Cancer Basal Cell Carcinoma Natural Killer Cell Activity Squamous Cell Cancer Xeroderma Pigmentosum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerda Frentz
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept of Reconstructive Surgery & Dept of DermatologyThe Finsen InstituteCopenhagenDenmark

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