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Sunscreen 'can't be relied on' to protect against skin cancer

Sunscreen cannot be relied on alone to protect the skin from the sun's powerful UV rays, research has found. Scientists discovered mice wearing Factor 50 sunscreen still developed skin cancer, albeit 30% slower than those without protection.

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Skin cancer survivor: People 'underestimate the sun'

Most people "underestimate the sun" and the irrevocable damage it can do to skin, a 21-year-old skin cancer survivor warned Good Morning Britain.

Kelli Cooke from West Sussex was diagnosed with malignant melanoma at 19, despite always being vigilant with sunscreen and wearing factor 30.

She is now in remission but said she had to "be really careful" and carried suncream with her "all the time".

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