Melanoma Risk Factors

ARE YOU AT A HIGHER RISK FOR MELANOMA?

  • Severe blistering sunburns before the age of 20
  • Skin that has a tendency to burn
  • More than 50 moles on your body
  • Atypical moles with unusual shape or colour
  • Fair or freckled skin
  • Family or personal history of melanoma or other common skin cancers
  • Exposure to UV radiation – including outdoor sun and artificial UV radiation (tanning beds, sun lamps)

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