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Researchers identify ‘sunscreen gene’ that suppresses skin cancer.


Melanoma is the deadliest skin cancer whose rates have doubled over the last three decades, killing approximately 10,130 people annually.  More than 90% of melanoma skin cancers develop because of cell damage from exposure to UV radiation, with UV exposure, frequent trips to the tanning salon and genetics all shown to play a role in developing skin cancer.  Now, a

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