WONDER #1249: How Does a Sunburn Cause Skin Cancer?

Question 1 of 3

Which type of cancer is the most common in the United States?

  1. lung
  2. colon
  3. skin
  4. brain

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT one of the types of skin cancer?

  1. melanoma
  2. basal cell carcinoma
  3. squamous cell carcinoma
  4. diabetes

Question 3 of 3

Which type of skin cancer is the most serious?

  1. basal cell carcinoma
  2. melanoma
  3. squamous cell carcinoma
  4. benign

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