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Five Common Misconceptions About Skin Cancer

Apr 14, 2017 10:20:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

It’s starting to get warmer and many of you might be thinking of taking a break over Easter, or even just looking at that holiday you want to take in the summer, so it’s also a good time to think about sun protection. Sun damage is the leading cause of skin cancer, so it is important to know the facts and ensure your skin is well protected. There is a lot of misinformation out there about skin cancer; who is at risk from the disease and how it develops. Early detection is very important when it comes to treating the illness so being aware of the facts around skin cancer is essential. Here are five of the more common inaccurate beliefs about the condition – and the truth behind them.


Tips And Advice On Using Suncare Products To Reduce The Risk Of Skin Cancer

Mar 21, 2017 10:30:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

If you are concerned about skin cancer, taking care of your own and your family’s skin day to day, all year long, is one of the most important steps you can take. Exposure to sunlight, or to be more specific, the sun’s UV rays, is one of the main causes of skin cancer. Contrary to popular belief, the sun emits UV rays all year round and even on cloudy, overcast days (and yes, here in Ireland too), skin is exposed to them. These rays penetrate the skin and can trigger reactions that lead to various forms of skin cancer. Being sun smart is one of our best defences against the disease.


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