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Sun & Uv
For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here's how scientists uncovered the link.
How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.
Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.
Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.
For Sun Awareness Week we're tackling 10 persistent sun safety myths, and encouraging people to think about how they can stay safe in the sun.
To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.
A version of this post originally appeared on the Which? Conversation blog – reproduced with permission.
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