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Unformatted text preview: alteration of genetic material. Cancerous skin cells can be destroyed by radiation, excision, electrodessication, and cryosurgery. It is imperative that our society understand the grave consequence of too much sun exposure. Moreover, the population should be aware of the various ways to avoid developing skin cancer. The best ways to defend oneself from the sun are by wearing protective clothing, by applying sunscreen, by avoiding exposure between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., and by refraining from the use of tanning salons. If more of the population was to adhere to these guidelines, more than one million cases of skin cancer could possibly be prevented....
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- Spring '08