Sun, Skin and HealthBook - 2014
Skin cancer is on the rise. Two in three Australianswill develop skin cancer before the age of 70.The good news is that skin cancer is one of themost preventable forms of cancer. This bookbrings together leading experts in various aspectsimportant to the sun, health and skin cancer a prevention, diagnosis or treatment and whathappens after.Beginning with an explanation of what skincancer is and how it forms. Sun, Skin and Healththen discusses ultraviolet radiation and how toprotect yourself, the effects of tanning, myths andtruths about sunscreen, getting enough VitaminD, early detection and treatment. It is a must-readfor anyone who has had an experience with skincancer, or who is at higher risk of the disease.
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic., CSIRO Publishing,, 2014.
Characteristics: xx, 266 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.