Melanoma a fast rising cancer in Canada

May 28, 2014 7:03 AM

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Melanoma a fast rising cancer in Canada

The Canadian Cancer Society says 20 years of national surveys suggest Canadians are spending more time out in the sun and are going on more holidays in sunny spots. 'Sun smart' prevention helps reduce the risk of cancer. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)

Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is on the rise among Canadian men and women, but it is also one of the most preventable forms, according to a new report.

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