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UltraViolet radiation represents one of the main risk factor for skin cancer development, which remains by far the most common of all types of cancer. Some people are compelled to be daily exposed to UV in their professional activities, making them more at risk for skin cancer development... 
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Occupational skin cancers: identifying the high-risk patients for a better prevention

Skin cancer development relies on internal (genetic) and external factors. Indeed, exposure to some compounds, as UV radiation, which is considered as the prevailing one, but also some chemicals, is known to cause skin cancer. Patients are often unintentionally exposed to these compounds or a combination of these at work. In this case, they can develop skin cancer, defined as “occupational”.  Read more


Large pigmented lesion of anterior surface of thigh in a 28-year-old man.

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Last update :  2017 10 15