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Who is at risk for skin cancer?

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Although anyone can get skin cancer, people who have fair or freckled skin that burns easily, light eyes, and blond or red hair are most likely to have it. Darker skinned people can get it, too, but not as often.

Other things that can make you more likely to have it include a family history or personal history of skin cancer, an outdoor job, or living in a sunny climate.

SOURCES:  American Academy of Dermatology. FDA.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 14, 2017

SOURCES:  American Academy of Dermatology. FDA.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 14, 2017

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