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Risk Factors forAll Skin CancerTypesDr. Sally Booth
Dr. Sally Booth: Risk Factors forAll Skin Cancer TypesDermatologist Dr. Sally A. Booth providestreatments ranging from ski...
Dr. Sally Booth: Risk Factors forAll Skin Cancer TypesAccording to researchers, several factorsraise an individuals risk f...
Dr. Sally Booth: Risk Factors forAll Skin Cancer TypesBesides ultraviolet exposure, other riskfactors include a personal a...
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Dr. Sally Booth: Risk Factors for All Skin Cancer Types

  1. 1. Risk Factors forAll Skin CancerTypesDr. Sally Booth
  2. 2. Dr. Sally Booth: Risk Factors forAll Skin Cancer TypesDermatologist Dr. Sally A. Booth providestreatments ranging from skin cancer surgery tocosmetic operations like liposuction andlipoaugmentation. She received her doctor ofmedicine from the University of MinnesotaMedical School and completed her dermatologyresidency with the Mayo Graduate School ofMedicine.
  3. 3. Dr. Sally Booth: Risk Factors forAll Skin Cancer TypesAccording to researchers, several factorsraise an individuals risk for any type ofskin cancer. Exposure to ultraviolet radiationdamages skin cells and encourages cancergrowth. The sun emits ultraviolet radiation,which explains why skin cancers cluster inparts of the United States where the sun is atits most intense. However, tanning beds alsoemit ultraviolet radiation, meaning artificialtanning gives rise to skin cancer. Healthprofessionals strongly discourage people fromusing tanning booths and sunlamps.
  4. 4. Dr. Sally Booth: Risk Factors forAll Skin Cancer TypesBesides ultraviolet exposure, other riskfactors include a personal and/or familyhistory of cancer as well as having fair skin.Further, some medical conditions and drugsresult in skin sensitivity to sunlight, whichin turn increases cancer risk.

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