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Sunscreen beneficial against skin cancer, including melanoma, AAD says.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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SUNSCREEN USE BENEFICIAL AGAINST SKIN CANCER, PHOTOAGING, SUNBURN, AAD said in response to a public claim that sun-screens may not help prevent melanoma skin cancer made by Marianne Berwick, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Berwick's remarks came at the Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Philadelphia Feb. 17. "We believe it would be irresponsible to recommend that regular use of sunscreen be discontinued," the American Academy of Dermatology said in a Feb. 17 response to Berwick's statements.
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