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Final Thoughts on Preventing Skin Cancer

Although many risk factors for skin cancer can be avoided, it is important to keep in mind that avoiding risk factors does not guarantee that you will not get skin cancer. Also, most people with a particular risk factor for skin cancer do not actually get the disease. Some people are more sensitive than others are to factors that can cause skin cancer.
Talk to your doctor about additional skin cancer prevention methods that might be effective for you.
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