Health and Wellness : One Woman’s Story Highlights the Hidden Skin Cancer Risks for People of Color

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    One Woman’s Story Highlights the Hidden Skin Cancer Risks for People of Color


    ... “While we know UV light plays a role in melanomas found on Caucasian skin, the primary risk factors for melanoma in people with skin of color has yet to be determined,” New York dermatologist Whitney Bowe, MD, tells Yahoo Health. “That’s why patients with darker skin may get melanomas in areas that we don’t commonly associate with sun exposure.” ...



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    Jacqueline Smith has survived two melanoma diagnoses.(Photo: Courtesy of Jacqueline Smith)


    https://www.yahoo.com/health/one-womans-story-highlights-the-hidden-skin-123973379112.html

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