August 8, 2008
Man With the Tan: Calderwood Bids to Raise Awareness of Skin Cancer
THE owner of Scottish football's most famous suntan got a health check-up yesterday to raise awareness of skin cancer.
Aberdeen manager Jimmy Calderwood is famous for the dark brown suntan he sports all-year round.
Ms Mackie, who works for Superdrug, has launched a mole clinic in Edinburgh. Visible changes in moles can be the first indication of the disease. She wants to start a clinic in Aberdeen and decided to get in touch with the man with the most famous tan in the city.
She said: "Jimmy Calderwood is renowned for his suntan. So I thought he would be a good person to get on board and promote awareness of skin cancer."
The nurse has been inundated with inquiries from oil workers She added: "With the nature of the job and the macho environment they work in, many of them don't wear sun cream or hats "
Originally published by Newsquest Media Group.
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