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MYTH: Having tanned or dark skin protects you from skin cancer

Posted by National Skin Cancer Centres on Jun 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

There is a dangerous misconception that having tanned, dark or "olive" skin protects you from developing skin cancer. As Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres explains in the video below, this is a myth.

Skin cancer can effect anyone, regardless of skin type, which is why we all need regular, professional skin cancer checks.

 

 

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Topics: Risks