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Doctors can treat skin precancer before it turns deadly
USA Today

Bob Neuman grew up at the beach on Long Island, N.Y., playing in the sand and surf almost every day of the summer. Blond and fair-skinned, he remembers his mother covering him with suntan lotion. The sun protection available in the 1940s and 1950s was far less advanced than today, however, and Neuman wonders if that really helped his skin at all. “I thought I wore a hat when I was a kid,” says Neuman, now 67. But in terms of sun damage, from skin cancer and precancers, he says, “my face and my head are the worst.”