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Do sunscreens prevent skin cancer?
  • Relevant BNF section: 13.8.1


In the UK, the incidence of newly diagnosed skin cancer appears to be doubling every 10 years; there were over 40,000 new cases last year.1 Here we discuss the place of sunscreens in the prevention of skin cancer.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 13.8.1

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