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New Zealand has the highest rate of melanoma skin cancer in the world. But the good news is it’s easy to reduce your chances of developing skin cancer – you only have to be SunSmart – Slip, Slop, Slap and Wrap!
Skin cancer is the most common cancer affecting New Zealanders. Primarily those cancers are caused by too much exposure to UV radiation from the sun or other sources of UV light, such as sunbeds.
US Surgeon General releases report on prevention of skin cancer
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