Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Germany. And the numbers are rising. The reason is careless behavior, experts say – and the misconception that creams and sprays can prevent tumors.
Stuttgart – Skin cancer is mainly caused by too much sunlight on the skin. For a long time, sunscreen creams and sprays were considered effective protection. But that is a misconception, says the skin cancer expert from Tübingen, Claus Garbe.