Tanning - The Skin Cancer Foundation

https://www.skincancer.org/risk-factors/tanning/ Tanning is caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or tanning beds that causes genetic damage to cells on your outmost layer of skin. The skin tries to prevent further injury by producing melanin (the pigment that gives our skin its color) that results in darkening – what we call a tan.…

Tanning Beds and Skin Cancer Risks

https://www.healthline.com/health/skin-cancer-protection/tanning-beds This damage increases your risk for skin cancers such as melanoma as well as signs of premature aging with increased wrinkles. Some people use tanning beds in the pursuit of a bronzed glow year-round.…

WHO: Tanning Beds Cause Cancer - WebMD

https://www.webmd.com/beauty/news/20090728/who-tanning-beds-cause-cancer Jul 28, 2009 · Cogliano says the IARC group met last month to review the research on tanning beds and the role ultraviolet light exposure plays in skin cancer. The studies found that ultraviolet A (UVA ...Author: Salynn Boyles…

Skin Cancer Facts & Statistics - The Skin Cancer Foundation

https://www.skincancer.org/skin-cancer-information/skin-cancer-facts/ Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and worldwide. 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. More than 2 people die of skin cancer in the U.S. every hour. Having 5 or more sunburns doubles your risk for melanoma. When detected early, the 5-year survival rate for melanoma is 99 percent.…

Tanning Beds Triple Melanoma Risk - webmd.com

https://www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/news/20100527/tanning-beds-triple-melanoma-risk May 27, 2010 · May 27, 2010 -- Regular use of tanning beds triples or even quadruples the risk of developing melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, new research finds.. The study is …Author: Salynn Boyles…

Skin conditions by the numbers

https://www.aad.org/media/stats/prevention-and-care/ Skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. 22-23. It is estimated that more than 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. 24-26. The majority of diagnosed skin cancers are NMSCs. Research estimates that NSMC affects more than 3 million Americans a year. 6, 24…

Use of Tanning Beds and Incidence of Skin Cancer

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3383111/ May 10, 2012 · INTRODUCTION. Skin cancer is the most common malignancy among whites in the United States, and its incidence has been rising rapidly over the past several decades for young women. 1,2 Some have suspected that this increased incidence may be attributable to behavioral changes, including expanded use of indoor tanning and more outdoor recreation in combination with early …Cited by: 185…