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Stay Safe in the Sun


  • Overexposure to UV radiation is the main cause of skin cancer
  • Some people are at higher risk of skin cancer
  • A higher UV index value means a greater risk of skin damage
  • Skin type helps predict how skin reacts in the sun
  • The shadow rule helps determine when the sun is strong
  • What are the effects of UV Radiation?
  • Sunburn increases the risk of skin cancer
  • There are a number of ways to protect yourself from too much sun
  • Too much sun as a child can affect skin cancer risk


For each of these points, there is greater detail on the cancer research UK website.  Here is the link: