How can ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure be reduced in the prevention of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC)?

Updated: Jul 08, 2020
  • Author: Talib Najjar, DMD, MDS, PhD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Reduction of UVR exposure can be accomplished as follows:

  • Avoiding excessive sun exposure

  • Avoiding artificial sources of UV light (eg, tanning beds)

  • Using sunscreen

  • Wearing protective clothing


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