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American Academy of Pediatrics. Policy statement – Ultraviolet radiation: A hazard to children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2011;127:588-597.

American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2014. Atlanta, Ga: American Cancer Society; 2014.

El Ghissassi, Baan R, Straif K, et al. A review of human carcinogens--part D: Radiation. Lancet Oncol. 2009;10:751-752.

Food and Drug Administration. FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens. 2012. Accessed at www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm258416.htm on October 8, 2013.

Food and Drug Administration. Sunless Tanners and Bronzers. 2013. Accessed at www.fda.gov/Cosmetics/ProductandIngredientSafety/ProductInformation/ucm134064.htm on October 8, 2013.

Food and Drug Administration. Tanning Products. 2013. Accessed at www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/Tanning/ucm116434.htm on October 8, 2013.

Naylor MF, Rigel DS. Current concepts in sunscreens and usage. In: Rigel DS, Friedman RJ, Dzubow LM, Reintgen DS, Bystryn JC, Marks R, eds. Cancer of the Skin. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Saunders; 2005:71-83.


Last Medical Review: 12/11/2013
Last Revised: 02/20/2014