Letters Sun and melanoma

Consequences of saying sun is not major cause of melanoma

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1126 (Published 06 August 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1126
  1. Ashley J Cooper, consultant dermatologist1
  1. 1Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury CT1 3NG
  1. ashley.cooper{at}ekht.nhs.uk

    As a consultant dermatologist running two week wait cancer clinics and dealing with between four and eight melanomas a week (and numerous other skin cancers) at our multidisciplinary team meeting across the whole county, I find Shuster’s arguments that melanoma is not related to sun exposure irresponsible and beyond rational thought.1

    The references quoted in his …

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