Skin cancer doesn’t discriminate

In Health on February 8, 2009 at 6:03 am

Yesterday’s post got me thinking about skin cancer, so I read through an article called “Skin Cancer: Skin Color Doesn’t Matter” by East West Magazine.

While skin cancer cases are more common in fair-skinned people, ultimately the same UV rays hit everyone.  Even Asian Pacific Americans with olive or darker skin tones are at risk of sunburn and skin cancer.

I am going to take my sunscreen more seriously now.

–Posted by Debbie Chong


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