Letters

Sunburn and melanoma

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6929.656a (Published 05 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:656
  1. S A Will,
  2. C B J Woodman
  1. Centre for Cancer Epidemiology, University of Manchester, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester M20 9QI.

    EDITOR, - Robin Marks and David Whiteman raise two interesting points in their editorial on the link between sunburn and melanoma - namely, that recall as a measure of assessing the prevalence and severity of sunburn is unreliable and that there is a possibility that the risk associated with sunburn is not constant throughout life but is more important …

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