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Can the sun cause skin cancer?

Can the sun cause skin cancer? The number of people suffering from skin cancer is increasing. Skin cancer is likely to occur especially when the body is directly exposed to the sun's radiation. People who spend a lot of time in the sun, work in the sun, have excessive body fat, have sensitive skin, and have a family history of skin cancer are likely to develop skin cancer. How does the sun cause skin cancer? The ultraviolet rays from the sun are very harmful. When UVA, UVB radiation comes into direct contact with the body, it affects the skin and increases the risk of cancer. Most people over the age of 65 are more likely to develop skin cancer. Because at this age the immunity is weak. Types of skin cancer There are three types of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Basal Cell Carcinoma: Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can cause this type of cancer. Such as face, ears, cheeks, neck and hands appear and gradually increase. It can be cured