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UV Rays, SPF and Protecting the Skin From Sun Damage

Dec 7, 2016 11:00:00 AM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

While skin cancer is a serious condition – and is an important reason to pay attention to your skin - undoubtedly some people tend to overlook it. This is despite the fact that skin is, you could say, under attack every day. The sun’s UV rays are a primary cause of skin cancers such as melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, but they also have other damaging effects on skin. UV is actually responsible for many of the changes skin undergoes as it ages.


Skin Cancer: What You Need to Know

Oct 5, 2016 12:01:00 PM Posted by: Mr. Fuan Chan

While skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland, there is much you can do to reduce your and your family’s chances of developing it. You can see our introduction to skin cancer and what you need to know here, but the most important thing to remember is that many forms of skin cancer are very treatable and early detection, combined with improved medical care, means the outlook is much more positive than it used to be. Similarly, where surgery is required, advances in plastic surgery mean that the procedures can be carried out with the best visible results.


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