• Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer?

    13 days ago - By Sun & Skin Cancer

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    Certain types of skin are at greater risk for developing sun damage and skin cancer. Do you know your skin type?
    The Fitzpatrick Skin Type is a skin classification system first developed in 1975 by Thomas Fitzpatrick, MD, of Harvard Medical School. There are six skin phototypes, going from light to dark. Individuals with skin types I and II face the highest risk of developing skin cancer, while types V and VI are at the lowest risk. That is because those with more pigmentation have more natural...
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