Skin Cancer Quizzes & Trivia

However hard it may be to believe, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with more than 3,5 million skin cancer cases are diagnosed each year in less than two million people. Studies showed that one in five Americans will probably develop skin cancer in the course of a life time. These statistics are truly alarming.

The only possible way to prevent this illness to happen is to always be prepared by understanding the causes, the symptoms, and the effects of this terrible affliction. What we propose is a serious of questions which will help you deal with this subject as effectively as possible: “What is a melanoma?”, “Does a tan provide protection against developing skin cancer?”, and “How much sun exposure is required to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D?”.

Welcome to the American Academy of Dermatology’s SPOT Skin Cancer™ quiz.    Take this quiz to find out how much you know – or don’t know – about skin cancer, including what to look...

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    The best way to prevent skin cancer, including melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – is to limit exposure to the sun.

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    Hair follicles are found in the : 

How well did you read the article? Answer the following questions to find out.

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    What is skin cancer?

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 43   |  Last updated: Nov 14, 2016
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    What is the deadliest form of skin cancer?

This quiz is designed as a fun educational tool to help one see what risk category they would fall in for developing skin cancer.  The American Cancer Society states the following risk factors for non-melanoma (basal and...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 19   |  Last updated: Jan 17, 2013
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    How often do you go to a tanning bed?

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Skin Cancer Questions & Answers

What are the 5 prevention methods to avoid sunburn?
Putting on long sleeved clothes using suncreens putting on hats avoid the chronic sun exposure especially in fair skin
When often containers used to hold alchohol should be emptied?
This may be the correct answer on the test but no one does this. It's 70% alcohol. Why would you change that daily unless it's been contaminated???
How shoud the tip pf the electrolysis probe be?
"Blunt" seems a very poor description of the electrolysis probe. The dictionary defines 'blunt' as thick, dull edged, not pointed. How could such a profile produce the "point effect". Yes, the needle should not be sharp, but gradu
Is the following true or false that the best way to prevent skin cancer, including melanoma the deadliest form of skin cancer is to limit exposure to the sun?
True True. While limiting sun exposure is the best way to prevent skin cancer, you can have fun in the sun and decrease your risk of skin cancer by seeking shade, wearing protective clothing and applying a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF 3