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To: stuartcr

Dark skinned people don’t get skin cancer.


5 posted on 11/07/2009 9:03:36 PM PST by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

Dark skinned people don’t get breast cancer?


22 posted on 11/08/2009 2:10:13 PM PST by stuartcr (If we are truly made in the image of God, why do we have faults?)
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To: mamelukesabre
Dark skinned people don’t get skin cancer.

Not true. I have darker skin than Obama and I put on sunscreen and a hat when I'm in the sun for any period of time. My father has had basal cell carcinoma removed from his ears and cheek. Obviously, it is much less likely to happen than those with whiter skin...but it does happen.

26 posted on 11/08/2009 3:45:51 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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