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Brazilian Officials Launch Fight Against #1 Health Risk-Skin Cancer

Brazilian Officials Launch Fight Against #1 Health Risk-Skin Cancer

Health authorities and the Brazilian Dermatology Society launched Saturday a nationwide campaign to prevent skin cancer, of which Brazil has some 150,000 cases yearly. Medical authorities have set up 126 special posts around the country to perform examinations for skin disease, which represents close to 30 percent of all cancer cases diagnosed in the country every year. continue reading »