Skin Cancer Facts

Did you know?

  1. Nicotinamide (Vitamin B3) can reduce the risk of developing skin cancer by 23 – 30% *
  2. Regular sunscreen use reduces your risk to develop a melanoma, especially when used every day **
  3. A 10-year study in Queensland found that sunscreen is safe to use daily, and does not cause harmful conditions ***

*Starr P. (2015). Oral Nicotinamide Prevents Common Skin Cancers in High-Risk Patients, Reduces Costs. American health & drug benefits, 8(Spec Issue), 13-4.

**Green AC, Williams GM, Logan V, Strutton GM. Reduced melanoma after regular sunscreen use: randomized trial follow-up. J Clin Oncol 2011; 29(3):257-263.

***Green AC, Williams GM. Point: sunscreen use is a safe and effective approach to skin cancer prevention. Cancer Epidem Biomar Prev 2007; 16(10):1921-1922.