Study Ties Sunburns To Increased Risk For Several Skin Cancers

Study Ties Sunburns To Increased Risk For Several Skin Cancers

Researchers have found that “white women who get five or more blistering sunburns between the ages of 15 and 20 have an 80 percent increased risk for melanoma,” as well as “a 68 percent greater risk for two other forms of skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.” According to HealthDay, “In conducting the study, published May 29 in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, the researchers followed nearly 109,000 white female nurses for about 20 years.”

By | 2019-01-08T10:00:13+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Skin Cancer / Melanoma|0 Comments

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