Skin cancer is more common in people with light colored skin who spend a lot of time in the sun. It can occur anywhere on the body but is more likely to be found in places exposed regularly to sunlight such as the face, arms or hands. The most common warning sign and symptoms of skin cancer include changes in the size, color or shape of a mole, oozing or bleeding from a mole, a mole that feels itchy, hard, lumpy or swollen and a growth or a sore that will not health. The following are the important precautions to avoid the skin cancer: 1) Minimizing sun exposure 2) wearing sunscreen when exposed to sunlight and avoiding exposure to sunlamps and use of tanning salons 3) Avoid focusing to UV, IR radiation in the laboratory conditions.
Last date updated on July, 2014