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Skin cancer rates 'five times higher than in 1970s'

Rates of malignant melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, are five times higher in the UK than they were in the 1970s, new figures show.

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Skin cancer survivor: Speed of disease was 'terrifying'

A skin cancer survivor described the speed with which a mole on her face became cancerous as "quite terrifying".

Loti Jackson, 28, from West Sussex explained to Daybreak how catching the cancer early had saved her life, but expressed concern at the rapid pace of the disease.

"Being on the side of my face, I had noticed it had gotten raised a bit. But to go from August to November of being fine to needing it removed was quite terrifying."

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