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Skin Aging and Carcinogenesis due to Ultraviolet Radiation

  • John A. Parrish
  • R. Rox Anderson
  • Frederick Urbach
  • Donald Pitts


Skin cancers are unquestionably the most common malignant tumors of man. They are also among the least studied spontaneous human neoplasms, in part because the most frequently detected types rarely lead to death. The major types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma.


Squamous Cell Carcinoma Skin Cancer Basal Cell Carcinoma Skin Tumor Xeroderma Pigmentosum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John A. Parrish
    • 1
  • R. Rox Anderson
    • 1
  • Frederick Urbach
    • 2
  • Donald Pitts
    • 3
  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolUSA
  2. 2.Skin and Cancer HospitalTemple University School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.College of OptometryUniversity of HoustonUSA

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