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Sunscreen: what to know before you apply

Sunscreen: what to know before you apply | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Sunscreen low down to help you figure out what you need (RT @whatsonsg: #Singapore Sunscreen: what to know before you apply: Sunscreen low down to help you figure out what you need http://t.co/vxYnIiVWkr)...
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Sunscreen Protects Against Harmful UV Rays in Winter, Too

Sunscreen Protects Against Harmful UV Rays in Winter, Too | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Many people do not use sunscreen when outdoors in the winter, but a new study finds that UV radiation in winter can be just as harmful as it is in summer.
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Skin cancer kills 700 a year - Independent Online

Skin cancer kills 700 a year - Independent Online | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Independent Online Skin cancer kills 700 a year Independent Online “Other forms of skin cancer such as the basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas, although they may be disfiguring, do not generally spread but are more common than the melanoma.”...
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Discovery opens door to multipronged attack against common skin ...

Discovery opens door to multipronged attack against common skin ... | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Anthony Oro (right) and Scott Atwood found a second method of blocking a biological pathway, which may lead to more effective treatments for skin cancer. Hailed as a major step forward in the effort to develop targeted ...
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Skin cancer types treatment: melanoma basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma

skin cancer types symptoms signs treatments and melanoma prevention from Miami Beach Skin Center for Cosmetic Dermatology. Learn what basal call carcinoma sq...
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Sunburn, skincare and SPF numbers | Bangkok Post: news

Sunburn, skincare and SPF numbers | Bangkok Post: news | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Sunburn can cause long-lasting damage to the skin which is linked to the development of certain of skin cancers.
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How to recognize the worst of skin cancer types

How to recognize the worst of skin cancer types | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Skin cancer types for the worst type is melanoma which usually shows up as the changes to an existing mole or freckle or even as a new growth easily mistaken for the common mole or freckle.
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UV exposure isn't the only worry for red-heads - health - 31 October 2012 - New Scientist

UV exposure isn't the only worry for red-heads - health - 31 October 2012 - New Scientist | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
The pigment that makes hair red hair may increase risk of skin cancer in fair skin, even if you stay out of the sun...
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As summer approaches, experts offer tips on preventing skin cancer - Medical Xpress

As summer approaches, experts offer tips on preventing skin cancer - Medical Xpress | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
As summer approaches, experts offer tips on preventing skin cancer
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One in five Americans will develop skin cancer during his or her life, according to a medical center news release.
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How do I protect myself from UV rays? - Appolicious

How do I protect myself from UV rays? - Appolicious | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
How do I protect myself from UV rays?
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There are some steps you can take to limit your exposure to UV rays. Some people think about sun protection only when they spend a day at the lake, beach, or pool.
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Vitamin D: Defeat the deficiency - The Express Tribune

Vitamin D: Defeat the deficiency - The Express Tribune | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Vitamin D: Defeat the deficiency
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It's in fact more of a 'sun hormone' that is produced naturally in the human body when the skin is exposed to sunlight. Food and sun-light (ultra-violet ...
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Sun Safety - Spotting skin cancer (5min 25sec)

Outdoor workers have a higher risk for developing skin cancer. This program will help this group learn the facts about skin cancer and find out ways to prote...
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Skin cancer detection breakthrough

Skin cancer detection breakthrough | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital have pinpointed when seemingly innocuous skin pigment cells mutate into melanoma.
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Slather on That Sunscreen: What You Should Know About Skin ...

Slather on That Sunscreen: What You Should Know About Skin ... | Skin Cancer | Scoop.it
Four Points Dermatology brings understanding to the most common form of cancer in an infographic titled, “Slather on That Sunscreen: What You Should.
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