Skin Cancer

Causes and Risk Factors

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1. One of the main reasons that skin cancer develops is because




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One of the main reasons that skin cancer develops is because DNA is damaged. DNA is the master molecule that controls and directs every cell in the body. Damage to DNA is one of the ways that cells lose control of growth and become cancerous. DNA mutations can also be inherited.