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Time spent in the sun and the risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a Canadian cohort study

Jul 24, 2023 // Study Updates

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A study used data from almost 80,000 Canadians, including almost 6,000 OHS participants, to research the link between sun exposure and the risk of developing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). The research found that moderate daily exposure (30 minutes to two hours) was associated with a lower risk of developing this category of cancer. The authors noted this is one of the first studies to comprehensively examine the relationship of time spent in the sun, sun protection behaviors (such as wearing sunscreen, a hat or protective clothing) and risk of developing NHL. Read more