There is no such thing as a safe tan

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Jenny Wood

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There is no such thing as a safe tan
« on: 23/05/2011 10:30:03 »
Jenny Wood  asked the Naked Scientists:
Re: Should I lie down to tan?

As an Australian, I couldn't believe that in your answer to this question that you didn't re-emphasise that there is no such thing as a safe tan. I think it was hinted, but as it is such a major risk factor for the potentially deadly melonoma, i feel that your answer was akin to answering 'which type of tobacco should I smoke?' with "Lucky Strike, its toasted".

Jenny Wood (I've not had skin cancer myself yet, but my 50 year old husband has already had his first skin cancer remover)

What do you think?
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