[en] Belgium/epidemiology ; Early Detection of Cancer ; Environmental Exposure/prevention & control ; Health Promotion ; Humans ; Imaging, Three-Dimensional ; Incidence ; Keratosis, Actinic/pathology/prevention & control ; Mass Screening/methods ; Melanoma/diagnosis/epidemiology/pathology/prevention & control ; Predictive Value of Tests ; Protective Clothing ; Skin Neoplasms/diagnosis/epidemiology/pathology/prevention & control ; Ultraviolet Rays/adverse effects
[en] The incidence of skin cancers is still on the rise despite information provided to the public and to cancer screening initiatives. We designed a 3D movie with the support of all Belgian university departments of dermatology. Looking at the impact of ultraviolet light in cells was the objective of this presentation. Several themes of actuality were addressed including genotoxicity of light, the primary prevention of skin cancers, the field actinodermatosis and cancerogenesis, the skin cancer epidemiology, the duality of skin melanomas with contrasted prognoses, and the recognition of melanoma stem cells.