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Skin Cancer:
‘No Such Thing as a Healthy Tan’

4 May 2015 Last updated at 07:01 BST

Doctors are warning that unpredictability in the British weather could mean people are not protecting themselves against the sun.

The British Association of Dermatologists says people are not checking their skin for signs of cancer as much as they should be.

Dermatologist Dr Walayat Hussain explains what people should look for.

Cancer Warning:
UK Facing A ‘Tsunami of Skin Cancer’

2 September 2014 Last updated at 07:53 BST

Hospitals in England have seen a rise in admissions for skin cancer of nearly a third in five years, official figures show.

Experts say cheap foreign holidays and the fashion for having tanned skin are probably to blame for the increase.

Dermatologist Dr Walayat Hussain told BBC Breakfast that the UK was facing “a tsunami of skin cancer”.

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