January 1, 2007

Skin Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

Skin Cancer Causes and Risk Factors: Fluorescent lights, ultraviolet lamps, pollution and sunscreens. Nutrition in the prevention of skin cancer including omega-3 fish oils, vitamin A, vitamin E and turmeric (curcumin).

Skin Cancer Causes and Risk Factors
A Canadian study found elevated risks for squamous cell carcinomas in people exposed to insecticides, herbicides, fungicides and seed treatments as well petroleum products, grease, and several other exposures. Elevated risks of basal cell carcinomas were seen in people exposed to fibreglass dust and dry cleaning. Also, prior non-diagnostic X-ray treatment for skin conditions increased risk of both cancers...Read full article

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