Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK and the number of people who develop it is increasing.
Too much ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or sunbeds is the main cause of skin cancer. In the UK almost 9 in 10 cases of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, could be prevented through enjoying the sun safely and avoiding using sunbeds (Cancer Research UK, April 2017)
It is important to keep your skin protected in the sun to prevent skin cancer.
Here are some tips for staying safe in the sun:
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