An Effective Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy

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advanced infrastructures that would be available in hospital set ups. As a result, a lot of information from these outpatient settings tends to go unreported therefore affecting the accuracy of any research that would be based on this information. For this reason I would not recommend this as an effective skin cancer prevention strategy.
While the strategies mentioned in this section can still be used to prevent skin cancer, they have some defects that prevent them from being the main prevention strategies. Some of them are as a result of them having a short term benefit but long term disadvantage such as the Resurfacing Procedures while other like funding more research do not guarantee effectiveness to prevent skin cancer. Key Strategies
Chromic diseases are often very expensive to prevent or to treat (American Cancer Society: Cancer Facts & Figures 2013). As a result, the resources available towards the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases are not always enough or in most cases they end up being very limited mainly due to the expensive nature of chronic diseases medication or the requirements for the different prevention strategies (American Cancer Society: Cancer Facts & Figures 2013). As a result, there is a need to prioritize these strategies to the minimum number possible in order to reduce the cost of setting up these preventive strategies. Strategy 1: Focusing on Early Childhood to Juvenile (K- 8) Education about UVR Protection
This strategy involves…

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