Tanning Salons Increase Skin Cancer

By contactus@sherylclarkmd.com
June 20, 2013
Category: Tanning Booths
Tags: Skin Cancer  

Two studies show that a single session in an indoor tanning booth increases the risk of melanoma by 20 %, and ech additioal sesion increases this risk by an additionl 2 %; in addition, those who begin artificial tanning before the age of 35 increase their melanoma risk by 90 %.

These studies also showed that a single session in a tanning booth increases the odds of deveoping squamous cell carcinoma by 67%, and basal cll carcinoma by 29%.

How lucky do you feel?

http://www.skincancer.org/publications/sun-and-skin-news/fall-2012-29-3/tanning-risk

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