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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    Overexposure to sunlight increases the risk of skin cancer by increasing mutation rates and also depressing the local immune system. Basal cell carcinoma is a particularly common type of skin cancer considered to be nonlethal. Which of the following would be considered a risk factor for basal cell carcinoma?

     

    A

    lung cancer

    B

    physical damage to the skin such as a cut

    C

    anemia

    D

    HIV




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