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reducing the burden of melanoma

Posted by D3forU on March 27, 2013

VitDandskin“One suggestion for reducing the burden of melanoma

is to encourage people not to burn while in the sun, but not to avoid the sun.”


“It is sporadic, not chronic, ultraviolet irradiance that is strongly correlated with the risk of melanoma.”


For example,


“A recent ecological study of cancer incidence based on occupation in Nordic countries found

reduced incidence rates for melanoma for those with outdoor occupations,

and reduced risk of many types of internal cancers due to production of vitamin D.”



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