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Ultraviolet light and cancer

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  • Ultraviolet light and cancer — The article examines the connection between natural ultraviolet light (UV) radiation and the incidence of cancer in human beings.The connection between UV radiation and cancer is well known to scientists, and what is debated by public policy… …   Wikipedia

  • Ultraviolet — UV redirects here. For other uses, see UV (disambiguation). UVB redirects here. For the mysterious shortwave radio station in Russia, see UVB 76. For other uses, see Ultraviolet (disambiguation). False color image of the Sun s corona as seen in… …   Wikipedia

  • Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation — (UVGI) is a sterilization method that uses ultraviolet (UV) light at sufficiently short wavelength to break down micro organisms. [National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (2008, April). NIOSH eNews, 5(12). Retrieved September 10,… …   Wikipedia

  • Ultraviolet radiation — Invisible rays that are part of the energy that comes from the sun. Ultraviolet radiation can burn the skin and cause skin cancer. Ultraviolet radiation is made up of three types of rays ultraviolet A, ultraviolet B, and ultraviolet C. Although… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ultraviolet A — One of the three types of invisible light rays (together with ultraviolet B and ultraviolet C) given off by the sun. Although ultraviolet C is the most dangerous type of ultraviolet light in terms of its potential to harm life on earth, it cannot …   Medical dictionary

  • Ultraviolet B — One of the three types of invisible light rays (together with ultraviolet A and ultraviolet C) given off by the sun. Although ultraviolet C is the most dangerous type of ultraviolet light in terms of its potential to harm life on earth, it cannot …   Medical dictionary

  • Ultraviolet C — One of the three types of invisible light rays (together with ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B) given off by the sun. Although ultraviolet C is the most dangerous type of ultraviolet light in terms of its potential to harm life on earth, it cannot …   Medical dictionary

  • ultraviolet radiation — Portion of the electromagnetic spectrum extending from the violet end of visible light to the X ray region. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation lies between wavelengths of about 400 nanometres and 10 nanometres, corresponding to frequencies of… …   Universalium

  • Ultraviolet index — The UV index is an international standard measurement of how strong the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is at a particular place on a particular day. It is a scale primarily used in daily forecasts aimed at the general public. Its purpose …   Wikipedia

  • ultraviolet — Denoting electromagnetic rays at higher frequency than the violet end of the visible spectrum. u. A (UVA) u. radiation from 320 to 400 nm that causes skin tanning but is very weakly sunburn producing and carcinogenic. u. B (UVB) u. radiation from …   Medical dictionary

  • Cancer Du Poumon — Traduction à relire Lung cancer → …   Wikipédia en Français


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