Sun, UV and cancer

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When the sun is strong, spend time in the shade, cover up with clothing and use sunscreen with at least SPF 15 and 4 stars.

Overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun or sunbeds is the main cause of skin cancer.

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