Which UV rays cause skin cancer?
Does UV A or B cause skin cancer?
Which UV rays are most harmful?
Does UVA or UVB cause melanoma?
What is the difference between UVC UVB and UVA rays?
What are the 3 types of UV rays?
Which rays are worse UVA or UVB?
How does UVB affect the skin?
How do UV rays cause melanoma?
For example, ultraviolet (UV) rays are clearly a major cause of melanoma. UV rays can damage the DNA in skin cells. Sometimes this damage affects certain genes that control how the cells grow and divide. If these genes no longer work properly, the affected cells may become cancer cells.
What does UVA rays stand for?
Is a basking light UVB or UVA?
Is blue light UVA or UVB?
What is UVC and UVA?
Does the sun have UV rays?
The sun sends energy to Earth in a few different ways: visible light that you can see, infrared radiation that you feel as heat, and rays of UV radiation that you can’t see or feel. Fortunately, the Earth’s atmosphere protects us from most UV radiation.