European Journal of Dermatology


Immediate pigment darkening: description, kinetic and biological function Volume 9, numéro 2, March 1999

Société Bioderma, 75, cours A.-Thomas, 69447 Lyon Cedex 03, France.
  • Page(s) : 95-9
  • Année de parution : 1999

It is now commonly recognized that UVA as well as UVB radiation is involved in the development of cutaneous cancer. This relation to sun exposure is particularly clear for squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) and basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) in Caucasians [1]. Indeed, the occurrence of cutaneous cancer is increasing year by year [2] even though the sunscreen market is increasing. This paradox is probably due to changes in lifestyle [3] [...]