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Sunscreen wouldn’t have saved Bob Marley from melanoma, and it won’t help other dark-skinned people

Melanoma is a potentially deadly form of skin cancer linked to overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Sunscreen can block UV rays and therefore reduce the risk of sun burns, which ultimately reduces the risk of developing melanoma. Thus, the promotion of sunscreen as an effective melanoma prevention strategy is a reasonable public health message.

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  • Countries United_States
  • Published in Health
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