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Implications of Increased Solar UVB for Cancer Incidence

  • B. K. Armstrong
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 8)

Summary

Solar radiation causes malignant melanoma of the skin, non- melanocytic skin cancer, and possibly cancer of the lip and melanoma of the eye. UVB is most likely the wavelength range mainly responsible for these effects.

Keywords

Skin Cancer Basal Cell Carcinoma Action Spectrum United Nations Environment Programme Stratospheric Ozone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. K. Armstrong
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  1. 1.International Agency for Research on CancerLyon Cedex 08France

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