General Knowlege

Which of the following is accurate regarding risk factors for skin cancer?

A- Genetic predisposition and family history are more important risk factors for the
development of melanoma than are exposure to sunlight and radiation
B- Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) related to immunosuppression
typically has a less aggressive course, with a lower rate of local recurrence,
metastasis, and death
C- Ultraviolet A (UV-A) radiation plays a greater role in the development of BCC
than does ultraviolet B (UV-B) radiation
D- The presence of freckling and benign nevi indicate an increased risk for skin
cancer, with the number of nevi more important than the size in terms of melanoma
Correct answer : D