Last Modified: August 13, 2012
If you don't get burned, then you can't get skin cancer: Fact or Myth?
Rachel Woods, RN, Nurse for the Surgical Dermatology Program at Penn Medicine responds:
MYTH!! Any person can get skin cancer. Fair skin, red hair, and blue eyes are the highest risk people, but even dark skin is susceptible.
This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Sun Safety Webchat transcript.
Jun 16, 2011 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that sunscreen products that meet modern standards of effectiveness may be labeled with new information to help consumers reduce the risk of skin cancer, prevent sunburn, and lower the risk of early skin aging.
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