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Does sun exposure increase my risk for stage 1 basal cell carcinoma?

Sun exposure is one of the most significant risk factors for stage 1 basal cell carcinoma. Often, people who have had a lifetime of excessive sun exposure or who suffered from bad sunburns early in life have an increased risk for developing the condition. Because of this, it's a good idea to avoid too much sun and to wear sunscreen all year round.

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