CDC: indoor tanning among American youth is decreasing

December 24, 2014 4:07 PM

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The research team, including Gery P. Guy Jr., PhD, of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), publish their findings in the journal JAMA Dermatology.

Skin cancer accounts for almost half of all cancer cases in the US, making it the most common form of cancer in the country. Each year, more than 3.5 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer. Of the 13,000 skin cancer deaths annually, melanoma - the most severe form of the disease - is accou...

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