Causes and risk factors

Find out what can increase your risk of getting skin cancer and the possible changes you could make to reduce your risk.

  • Causes and risk factors of skin cancer

    Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer, but other factors can increase your risk.

  • Bowen's disease

    Bowen’s disease is a skin condition. Rarely, Bowen’s disease that isn’t treated may develop into skin cancer.