Sunday, November 9, 2014

More Tanning Beds - More Melanoma

There has been a dramatic rise in melanoma skin cancer, in particular among young women. The reason appears to be the use of tanning beds.

Melanoma is a serious form of cancer and once it spreads it is almost impossible to stop, and most people will die relatively quickly.  Stopping the development of metastatic melanoma through prevention and early detection remains an important public health issue.

Melanoma cases rising; young women at greatest risk –