The doctor said that increases the risk of skin cancer by 80%

With the risk of skin cancer directly linked sunburns in childhood. This was stated by a pediatrician and TV host Eugene Komorowski on his YouTube channel.

According to him, “five sunburns in childhood increase the risk of developing melanoma by 80%.” Komorowski explained that there are two types of solar rays that can damage skin: aggressive UVA m type UVB — if the second provokes sunburns, the first cause destruction to DNA and contribute to malignancies.

the Doctor advised to wear clothes made of dense fabrics, apply sunscreen 10-15 minutes before going outside.

the Tool recommended to update the city every four hours, and the nature — every two hours.

Earlier, the chief oncologist of the Ministry of health Andrey Kaprin spoke about the influence of bad habits on the risk of cancer. Speaking about the factors that influence the occurrence of the disease, he noted that genetics can explain about 15% of cases of cancer. According to the expert, mutations associated with age and lifestyle, are of greater importance. For example, Smoking in 30 times increases the risk of cancer. “Rosbalt” presents the project “fear Not!”. Remember that cancer is not a death sentence, and diagnosis. The main thing — time to go to the doctor.