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Skin protection on the golf course - protect yourself from skin cancer with Golfglam’s visors

Posted by Inga Abed on

Skin cancer is one of the most commonest cancers in the world and its incidence is increasing. Skin cancer or malignant melanoma is the ninth most common cancer in Europe, with more than 100,000 new cases diagnosed in 2012 (3% of the total). Amongst golfers its incidence is higher, not surprisingly, since sun damage is the main cause of skin cancer and golfers get plenty of sun. Golfers are exposed to at least four hours during an 18-hole round. Natural shade from trees is often hard to find, unless your ball spends quite a bit of time outside the fairway. ...

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