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How can you protect yourself from squamous cell carcinoma?

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To protect yourself, avoid the sun during peak hours, use sunscreen daily, wear clothing to cover exposed areas, and avoid tanning beds.

If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer, you're more likely to get it again -- so visit your doctor for regular skin checks.

From: Squamous Cell Carcinoma WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

Duke University Medicine: “Types of skin cancer.”

National Cancer Institute.

John Hopkins Medicine.

American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

Duke University Medicine: “Types of skin cancer.”

National Cancer Institute.

John Hopkins Medicine.

American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

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