Indoor tanning linked with skin cancer before age 50

June 24, 2014 10:05 AM

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Indoor tanning linked with skin cancer before age 50

People who use tanning beds and other indoor tanning devices may be at increased risk of developing certain types of skin cancer early in life, a new study suggests.

In the study, people who said they'd used indoor tanning devices were 60 percent more likely to develop basal cell carcinoma a slow-growing type of skin cancer at or before age 50, compared with those who had never used indoor tanning devices.

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