Photoprotection

@article{Lautenschlager2007Photoprotection,
  title={Photoprotection},
  author={Stephan Lautenschlager and H. Wulf and M. Pittelkow},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={370},
  pages={528-537}
}
Sun exposure is the main cause of photocarcinogenesis, photoageing, and photosensitivity; thus, photoprotection is an important issue. In a skin cancer prevention strategy, behavioural measures--eg, wearing sun protective clothes and a hat and reducing sun exposure to a minimum--should be preferred to sunscreens. Often this solution is deemed to be unacceptable in our global, outdoor society, and sunscreens could become the predominant mode of sun protection for various societal reasons (eg… Expand
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