Sunscreen May Not Provide Complete Protection From Malignant Melanoma

Sunscreen May Not Provide Complete Protection From Malignant Melanoma

Research published in Nature suggests that “sunscreen can’t completely protect you from” malignant melanoma. Researchers found that “the TP53 gene, which wasn’t thought to be important in inhibiting melanoma before, coordinates with other DNA mutations that are estimated to cause almost half of deadly incidences of the skin cancer.” Although “mice protected with SPF-50 creams developed fewer tumors than unprotected mice, some still developed the disease, according to the study.”

By | 2019-01-08T10:07:15+00:00 October 30th, 2014|Skin Care|0 Comments

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