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Skin cancer tanning dangers

10 Apr

Women’s ‘binge tan’ cancer risk
by BBC News / Health

A woman in her 20s is diagnosed with the most serious form of skin cancer almost every day, experts warn.

Cancer Research UK says around 340 women aged 20-29 were diagnosed with potentially deadly malignant melanoma in the UK in 2005, up from 220 in 2003.

It said overusing sunbeds and “binge holiday tanning” had led to it being the most common cancer in young women.

you can read the rest of this article on the BBC News site:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7989214.stm 

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