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Marie Curie Cancer Care is screening every professional county cricketer in England and Wales, including former England captain Graham Gooch (left) for skin cancer to promote its 'Sun Safety: Don't get caught out' campaign. The campaign seeks to make the public more aware of the risks of prolonged exposure to the sun. Cricketers and spectators are being targeted because recent Government statistics showed that the incidence of skin cancer among men had increased by 12 per cent over the past five years, compared with a 2.1 per cent increase among women.

Spectators at Natwest-sponsored international matches this summer will be given free sun-protection products.

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