BSF - sun awareness & skin cancer

08-11May2017

ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their sun awareness and skin cancer questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Anjali Mahto, Dr Nisith Sheth and Dr Ed Seaton kindly joined us to give advice on all things related to sun awareness, protection and staying safe in the sun. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

British Skin Foundation (BSF) is the only UK charity dedicated to raising funds for skin disease and skin cancer research. Visit the British Skin Foundation charity page to find out more.

Medical Experts

  • Dr Anjali Mahto

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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  • Dr Ed Seaton

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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  • Dr Nisith Sheth

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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non stain but effective suncream

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Moles

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One day sun creams

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Fair skin and the sun

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