Outdoor sports and risk of ultraviolet radiation-related skin lesions in children: evaluation of risks and prevention.

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BACKGROUND Excessive ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure can cause skin cancers, skin photoageing and cataracts. Children are targeted by sun-protection campaigns because high sun exposure and sunburn in childhood increase the risk of melanoma in adulthood. Little information is available about UV radiation risk and exposure in children who take part in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2011.10415.x

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