Sunscreen Use in Children May Lower Risk of Developing Future Skin Cancer

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Skin Cancer and Sunscreen Usage

Study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology shows reduction in number of new moles in children who use sunscreen.

The number of nevi, or moles, a person has is known to be a strong predictor of the future risk of developing skin cancer, particularly melanoma, the most deadly form of the disease.