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The Why Files Spring Break edition: Bad News on Skin Cancer
Carcinoma Cove: Skin cancer: What is it? Who's at risk?
Ozone loss: Skin Cancer hazardSunscreen and Melanoma: Big questions remain
POSTED 13 MARCH 2003, updated 31 July 2008

Don't let these super-hunks fool you. Skin cancer is rising faster than the price of oil (almost). How can you identify skin cancer? How can you protect yourself? Could sunshine be (gasp!) healthy? Does sunscreen prevent melanoma?


Megan Anderson, project assistant; Terry Devitt, editor; Sarah Goforth, writer; S.V. Medaris, designer/illustrator; David Tenenbaum, feature writer; Amy Toburen, content development executive

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