Skin Cancer

Maggie Hampshire RN, BSN, OCN
Last Modified: November 1, 2001

Question
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts,"
I have a question about sun block products. What active ingredients should be present in a product to be effective and in what percentage. Also are their any products that you can suggest. Brand names can be helpful.


Answer
Maggie Hampshire RN, BSN, OCN, Managing Editor of OncoLink replies:

For more information on preventing skin cancer, perhaps you could try our section on Skin Cancer

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