Melanoma prevention-avoiding indoor tanning and minimizing overexposure to the sun Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Melanoma
  • Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced
  • Sunbathing
  • Ultraviolet Rays

abstract

  • Indoor tanning is a likely factor for the steeper increase in melanoma rates in the United States among younger women compared with men, given the timing of when women initiated indoor tanning relative to diagnosis. The melanoma epidemic can be expected to continue unless indoor tanning is restricted and reduced.

publication date

  • November 8, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4888600

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2938

PubMed ID

  • 26818409

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 268

end page

  • 75

volume

  • 316

number

  • 18