Sun, Skin and Health

Sun, Skin and Health

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Skin cancer is Australiaa€™s a€˜national cancera€™. At least two in three Australians are diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70 and over 1000 Australians are treated for skin cancer every day. The good news is that skin cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. This book brings together leading experts in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, providing practical information about the sun and health. The book begins with an explanation of what skin cancer is and how it forms, then discusses ultraviolet radiation and how to protect yourself, the effects of tanning, myths and truths about sunscreen, getting enough Vitamin D, the impact of the sun on your eyes, early detection and treatment of skin cancer, and life after skin cancer. It is a must-read for anyone living under the Australian and New Zealand sun.This rises to aˆ¼4a€“5 SED in people with naturally white skin but who tan easily. ... People will not get these maximum ambient exposures because it would be extremely unlikely for someone to lie flat in the unshaded sun all ... For people who are upright and mobile, engaging in an outdoor pursuit such as gardening, walkinganbsp;...

Title:Sun, Skin and Health
Author:Terry Slevin
Publisher:CSIRO PUBLISHING - 2014-10-01


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