skin cancer

United States
November 30, 2006 7:56pm CST
have any of you ever given much thought about skin cancer ?and if not do you know how many people get skin cancer each year ? well if you haven't ,you probably was like me never thought about it and never really did anything to protect your skin .
2 responses
@aputih (171)
• Japan
1 Dec 06
Skin cancer spread on skin with little melanosom in the skin, and sun or other hazards destroys in genetic level. So much white skin people and sunbathing supper this cancer
• United States
1 Dec 06
yes you are right.fair skined people usually with blue eyes get skin cancer but any person no matter if not fair skined or blue eyes can get skin cancer thousands of people each year get skin cancer i had it two years ago on my face and stomach. the process of removing it can be very painful. when all we need to do is use sun protection.
@doran28 (109)
• United States
11 Dec 06
Thank you for posting your support group link. I will be checking into it. I'm very worried about this right now. And I'm dark haired and not quite fair skinned, though I am blue eyed. It can affect anyone.
• United States
14 Dec 06
yes i do know i to had melanomia on my stomach i had it removed 11 months ago . skin cancer is no matter to take lightly . and i am sorry to say but i feel that most people don't take this deadly cancer very serious. but i have learned the hard way that we must take it as serious as any form of cancer.
@katkins (11)
• United States
12 Dec 06
mamavazquez: bob marley's father was a white man. more than likely it was in his genes.
• United States
12 Dec 06
sorry, i'm new to this..meant to add it above.
13 Dec 06
maybe so but I work with the Melanoma Support & Education Foundation and the National Council for Skin Cancer Prevention. Many people of color end up with this....without any other people in the family having it.