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Some cancer treatments can cause long-term skin problems. One of these problems can be skin cancer. But there are other non-cancerous skin conditions that can occur.
Certain skin conditions do not cause health problems and don’t require medical treatment. Others may cause skin to be more prone to injury and require care and protection.
It is important to keep skin healthy. It is the body’s first line of defense against infections.
For more information, visit the Children’s Oncology Group’s Skin Health After Cancer Treatment Health Link.
Reviewed: June 2020