By contactus@thedermacenter.com
March 29, 2016
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Melanoma is a dangerous and potentially life threatening form of skin cancer. It can happen to anyone at any age. It is important to know the following six facts about this serious form of skin cancer. It could save your life!

  • Sustaining 5 or more sunburns in youth increases lifetime melanoma risk by 80 percent.

 

  • Regular daily use of an SPF 15 or higher sunscreen reduces the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma by 40 percent and the risk of developing melanoma by 50 percent.

 

  • Sustaining 5 or more sunburns in youth increases lifetime melanoma risk by 80 percent.20
     
  • Regular daily use of an SPF 15 or higher sunscreen reduces the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma by 40 percent and the risk of developing melanoma by 50 percent.

 

  • Melanoma is the most common form of cancer for young adults 25-29 years old and the second most common form of cancer for young people 15-29 years old.17

Source:

http://www.skincancer.org/skin-cancer-information/skin-cancer-facts#indoor

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