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An analysis of cumulative lifetime solar ultraviolet radiation exposure and the benefits of daily sun protection

  title={An analysis of cumulative lifetime solar ultraviolet radiation exposure and the benefits of daily sun protection},
  author={regory and Ole},
Cumulative exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) increases the risk of developing skin cancer, particularly squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma. Thus, the need for protection from the sun is widely advocated, but consumers generally associate such protection with the occasional extreme exposure and tend to ignore the risk of long-term exposure. In fact, a sun exposure model predicts that over a lifetime, a person will receive tens of thousands of minimal erythema doses worth of… 

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