Sun Damage and Your Skin

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Most of us love the sun; however, it can be very damaging to our skin. In fact, it can be so damaging that many people can get skin cancer. What are your chances of getting skin cancer from sun damage?

This quiz will test your knowledge of sun damage and your skin. It will help you learn how to protect you and your family from the damaging UV radiation the sun gives off everyday, even when it is cloudy.

Created by: S. Bass-Ind. Consultant

  1. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States?
  2. Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the
  3. One in how many Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime?
  4. Not just intermittent intense exposure, but also chronic lifetime exposure adds to skin cancer risk. Twenty minutes a day of incidental sun exposure over the course of a year is the equivalent of spending how long baking in the sun?
  5. The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers and 65% of melanoma cases are associated with
  6. One person dies of melanoma every 62 minutes.
  7. Melanoma is the most common form of cancer for adults who are how many years old?
  8. A person's risk for melanoma doubles if he or she has had more than how many sunburns over the course of their lifetime?
  9. What percentage of the visible changes commonly attributed to aging are caused by the sun?
  10. What is the most effective sun damage prevention method?

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Quiz topic: Sun Damage and my Skin