Letters Sun and melanoma

Time to go to get your hat

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1130 (Published 06 August 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1130
  1. Richard Quinton, consultant and senior lecturer in endocrinology1,
  2. Simon H S Pearce, consultant and professor1,
  3. John L Sievenpiper, visiting elective medical student1
  1. 1Endocrine Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP
  1. richard.quinton{at}ncl.ac.uk

    Cooper (doi 10.1136/bmj.a1126) finds Menzies’s observations more compelling than Shuster’s, as he expects most dermatologists in the world would.1 2 He is also concerned about Shuster’s article translating into an epidemic of non-melanoma skin cancer. Finally, he professes to be unaware of evidence that ultraviolet light may protect against some …

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