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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2015

Authors: Bodekær, M; Harrison, GI; Philipsen, P; Petersen, B; Triguero-Mas, M; Schmalwieser, AW; Rogowski-Tylman, M; Dadvand, P; Lesiak, A; Narbutt, J; Eriksen, P; Heydenreich, J; Nieuwenhuijsen, M; Thieden, E; Young, AR; Wulf, HC

Title: Personal UVR exposure of farming families in four European countries.

Source: J Photochem Photobiol B. 2015; 153:267-275

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Schmalwieser Alois

Vetmed Research Units
Institute of Physiology, Pathohysiology and Biophysics, Unit of Physiology and Biophysics

The main risk factor for skin cancer is ultraviolet radiation (UVR). Farming families living in rural areas with easy outdoor access may experience excessive UVR exposure. Differences between countries in latitude, altitude and sun behaviour could result in different personal UVR exposures. However, no studies have examined this until now.

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