Skin cancer caused by 'ultra violent sunlight', according to Telegraph.co.uk

According to an article published on Telegraph.co.uk today, skin cancer is caused by "ultra violent sunlight":


Screengrab from Telegraph article
This one was actually spotted by Ed Yong and retweeted by my colleague Sue Proud - I just wanted to record it for posterity.

3 comments:

Gloom Raider said...

I assume this particular sun is clockwork and orange?

AHurrell said...

The Times article seems to report that malignant melanoma is caused solely by UV radiation. In actual fact, there is no REAL understanding as to each person's individual cause. I know nothing about lung cancer, but I am sure, just like skin cancer, that there are other causal factors in play.

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