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Will I burn? Our new online app helps you predict today’s sunburn risk

Category: Science Blog July 1, 2014

Do you know how strong the sun is in your area today? Our new online app can help you find out.

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Mapping cancer risks – what can (and can’t) it tell us?

Category: Science Blog April 25, 2014

The new Environment and Health Atlas charts data about diseases such as cancer alongside environmental risk factors including pollution and pesticides.

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Why today’s reports about skin cancer and alcohol are misleading

Category: Science Blog January 29, 2014

The evidence that triggered headlines about heavy drinking and melanoma isn’t strong enough to link skin cancer and alcohol.

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Hugh Jackman: information about basal cell carcinoma

Category: Science Blog November 22, 2013

Following the news that Hugh Jackman has received treatment for skin cancer, our head information nurse provides the facts behind the headlines.

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Huge genetic analysis points to cancer-causing culprits

Category: Science Blog August 14, 2013

New research has identified genetic clues that could help scientists fingerprint a cancer and help pinpoint its origin – we take an in-depth look.

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Guest post – “The first and last time she’d ever use a sunbed”

Category: Science Blog March 7, 2013

Rob Hall is an Environmental Health Officer for Bury Council in Greater Manchester, with more than 10 years’ experience. The Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010 –...

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Twitter interview – skin cancer

Category: Science Blog February 21, 2013

In our first ever live Twitter interview – or Twinterview – we invited people to tweet us with questions on skin cancer – and we were kept bus...

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