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Children getting burnt on unsupervised sunbeds

Half of all under-18s who use sunbeds have been burned at least once, according to new research.

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Desire for a tan is making teenage girls ignore sunbed dangers

Teenage girls desperate for a tan are determined to find ways of getting round the law banning under-18s from using sunbeds, according to a new study from Cancer Research UK published in the Journal of Public Health.

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Sunbed skin cancer risk double that of mediterranean midday summer sun

THE AVERAGE skin cancer risk from sunbeds is more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun – according to new research from the University of Dundee and published today in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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Leading UK model agencies sign up to ‘No Sunbed’ policy

Ahead of London Fashion Week, leading model agencies sign groundbreaking ‘No Sunbed’ policy agreement as part of Cancer Research UK’s R UV UGLY? campaign after warnings on health and appearance

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Sunbed ban for under 18s to become law

The private member’s bill to protect children and teenagers from the dangers of sunbeds was passed today by the House of Lords after Cancer Research UK’s campaign.

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Charity urges government to act now and put restrictions on sunbed use

Tomorrow Scotland takes steps to protect children from sunbeds by banning under 18s from using them and ensuring adults are fully informed of the risks, Cancer Research UK wants Westminster to bring the rest of the UK up to Scottish standards.

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More than 250,000 children sizzle on sunbeds risking skin cancer in later life

More than one quarter of a million children aged 11-17 are risking their health by seeking a tan from sunbeds – warn Cancer Research UK researchers in a letter published today in the British Medical Journal.

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Hollyoaks star bares all under the spotlight to highlight dangers of sunbeds

Soap Star Gemma Merna has got up-close-and-personal with her skin to highlight the dangers of sunbeds for Cancer Research UKїs SunSmart campaign.

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Public want ban on sunbeds for under 18s

Nearly 90 per cent of people in the UK back proposals to stop under 18s from using sunbeds according to a new survey by Cancer Research UK, today.

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Deadly skin cancer cases hit record high

The number of people diagnosed with the deadliest form of skin cancer has crashed through the 10,000 barrier after an alarming rise in new cases, according to the latest Cancer Research UK figures revealed today.

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