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Ban on solariums in England would save hundreds of lives from skin cancer, study finds

Scientists who were instrumental in sunbeds being banned in Australia are helping UK researchers to try to reduce melanoma cases

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Public health researchers who were instrumental in solariums being banned in Australia are now helping to fight for a ban in the UK to reduce the number of skin cancer cases.

Associate Prof Louisa Gordon, a health economist at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, influenced state, territory and federal governments in Australia to regulate and eventually ban tanning beds from 2016.

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