Comfortable in Your Own Skin
29/08/2019: Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital
Non-melanoma skin cancer is the seventh most common cancer in Hong Kong, but many don’t even consider getting regular check-ups, let alone self-examining.
We all know that the ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight is a key factor of skin cancer, and that we should wear sunscreen and a hat when we go out on sunny days. But did you know that eye colour can be part of your risk factor, or that skin cancer doesn’t always require aggressive surgery or chemotherapy? Do you know what your odds of getting skin cancer really are, and what to watch out for?
Dr Steven Loo King Fan, Honorary Consultant in Dermatology & Venereology, Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital, gave advice to minimize our risk of skin cancer in the latest edition of Britain in Hong Kong.
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