A 33-year-old member asked:
Could it be that sunscreen causes cancer and not the sun?
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Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
No: Excess exposure to sun stimulates cells of origin of basal and squamous cell Ca to progress. The same holds true for UV exposure of melanocytes that lead to melanoma formation.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020
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