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"The bottom line in the Dune trilogy is: beware of heroes. Much better to rely on your own judgment, and your own mistakes."
- Frank Herbert

Anti-Onc Cream  
  An ointment used to cure skin cancers.  

The youths wore no head coverings at all, of course, which would "insult Ra by blocking the fierce love of his rays." Their rough, patchy complexions showed where anti-onc creams had sloughed precancerous lesions. Sunglasses were their only allowance for the sleeting ultraviolet, though Remi had heard of fanatics who preferred going slowly blind even to that concession.
Technovelgy from Earth, by David Brin.
Published by Bantam in 1990
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