January 11, 2017

Why skin cancer is becoming more common among young women

By Alyse Brunella

Did you know that more than 30 million Americans—including 2.3 million teens—use tanning beds each year? Skin cancer continues to become more common, especially among young women, and Mayo Clinic oncologists and dermatologists say multiple studies show that indoor tanning is related to causing melanoma. So before you head to the beach this spring, think twice about tanning before your trip – and don’t forget your sunscreen!

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Why skin cancer is becoming more common among young women
Why skin cancer is becoming more common among young women | Mayo Clinic Connect
Did you know that more than 30 million Americans—including 2.3 million teens—use tanning beds each year? Skin cancer continues to become more common, especially among young women, and Mayo Clinic oncologists and dermatologists say multiple studies show that indoor tanning is related to causing melanoma.


Tags: Cancer, Skin health, Uncategorized

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