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Don't forget sunscreen when gardening, men warned, as skin cancer rate rockets

Middle-aged men are increased risk at getting skin cancer because they do no use suncreen while playing golf, mowing the lawn or gardening, health experts have warned It is unlikely that most middle-aged men would consider slapping on the sunscreen while popping out for a spot of gardening, mowing the lawn or washing the car. But new figures suggest skin cancer rates are rising faster in over-60s in England than any other group. New Public Health England figures show that most common type of skin cancer - superficial spreading melanoma - has increased by 12 per cent since 1990 for middle-aged men, compared with just eight per cent in the under 60s. Health experts are concerned that sun protection campaigns...

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