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Skin Cancer

  • By: Robert Joshua Basseri, Navid Ezra & David Geffen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Every year, nearly 60,000 people worldwide die from skin cancer caused by exposure to too much sun, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The first-ever estimate of the global health burden caused by the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation shows about ...

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