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Cabbie Cancer: Could your occupation cause skin cancer?

With the highest rate of skin cancer in the world, Australians have to be hyper vigilant of the effects of UVA and UVB exposure. We all know the rules of skin cancer prevention – wearing protective clothing, applying SPF 30+ sunscreen every two hours and covering our face and neck with a broad-rimmed hat. However, there are inevitably going to be times when we get aren’t as thorough in our sun-smart ways.

One example of this is called ‘Cabbie Cancer’ – a term used for taxi or truck drivers, who spend large periods of time behind the wheel, resulting in excessive sun exposure on the part of their face closest to the window. […]

By |October 19th, 2015|Occupational Skin Cancers|0 Comments
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