UV Light

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UV Light

Post by bearhug » Wed Mar 22, 2006 1:00 am

I know that over exposure to UV light increases the chances of getting skin cancer. I'm curious to know whether it increases your chance of getting other cancers as well?
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Post by GreenDog » Wed Mar 22, 2006 1:00 pm

I don't know the real facts but in theory I suppose that it doesn't. UV has low permeability so it only damages the tissues directly exposed to it.
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