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Who does melanoma affect?


In short, melanoma can affect anyone no matter age, gender or ethnicity, but there are some factors that put some people at greater risk than others.

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What causes squamous cell carcinoma?


In most cases, Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a result of cellular damage caused by repeated exposure to UV rays over time. Squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer that occurs in the squamous cells in the outer part of the epidermis, the topmost layer of our skin. Squamous cells serve as linings or coverings in many parts of the body. They act as a thin membrane that allows certain molecules to pass through our body and they are constantly shedding and regenerating. They are not only found in our skin but also in the cervix, oral cavity, genitals and other parts of the body.

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What causes basal cell carcinoma?


Most basal cell carcinomas are a result of long-time, repeated sun-exposure or occasional intense sun-exposure. According to the Brazilian Journal of Dermatology, basal cell carcinoma is the most common malignant cancer in humans and its incidence has increased over the last decades. While basal cell carcinoma is very common, it is less deadly than other forms of skin cancer, such as melanoma.

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Corporate Health


In recent years it has become more and more obvious to business owners that a healthy workforce is also a productive one. Not only do employees who feel well, work well, but they are less likely to incur additional costs to the company in terms of sick pay or loss of profit. In response to this need to encourage health, corporations are now starting to use internal health programs to monitor and improve the wellness of their staff.

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