Posts Tagged "tanning and skin cancer"

Why Skin Cancer Is on the Rise

Posted on Jun 22, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Monday, June 21, 2010 By Stuart Fox For years and years now, millions of sun worshippers across the country would hit the beaches during summer to work on the perfect, golden tan. However, the advent of indoor tanning salons now allows Americans to sport a sun-kissed look year-round. And as more and more people pursue a perpetual summer-style tan, dermatologists have begun noticing a significant rise in skin cancer incidents, especially among young women. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, still makes up just 3 percent of all skin cancers, and results in about 8,000 deaths a year,...

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