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Jennifer Gill, M.D., Ph.D.

Cancer; Dermatology

The not-so-friendly skies? Why pilots and flight attendants have a higher risk of skin cancer

Studies have shown that pilots and flight attendants are at a greater risk for skin cancer, but much is still unknown about why. Jennifer G. Gill, M.D., PhD, breaks down potential factors, as well as other occupations and hobbies that pose an increased risk.

Cancer

5 myths about skin cancer prevention – and some truths

Is sunscreen enough to prevent skin cancer? Is our skin protected behind window glass? In this week’s blog, Jennifer Gill, M.D., Ph.D., clears up five misconceptions about skin cancer prevention, and then offers up some truths.