Five surprising facts about skin cancer that everyone needs to know
Nobody should assume the importance of slapping on SPF while out in the sun doesn’t apply to them.
It’s one of the most common types of cancer and on the rise in the UK, but are you as clued up as you think?
Don’t get us wrong, we’re big fans of sunshine. Weekend + heatwave forecasts = happy days. But we’re fans of protecting our skin, and our health, too, so headlines warning of rising skin cancer rates can’t be ignored.
You don’t need us to tell you that UV damage is associated with skin cancer, of course, but dig a little deeper, and it seems there are lots of things about this disease that many of us are still in the shade about. Here are five facts about skin cancer that might surprise you…