Skin Cancer on the Rise

Posted on April 3rd, 2012 by

Results from a new Mayo Clinic study show some startling results about skin cancer. Researchers said they've found a dramatic rise, specifically among people under age 40…But those UV rays may also be doing some serious damage to Hovendick's skin. "The amount of UVA is almost 12 times the dose that you get over a year, in one short period of time in regular tanning bed goers," said Mayo Clinic Dermatologist Dr. Jerry Brewer.

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Tags: Cancer, Dermatology, Dr. Jerry Brewer, Research, skin cancer, tanning beds

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