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Melanoma huge increase - perhaps due to use of sunscreen or lower vitamin D

Melanoma — Epidemiology, Genetics and Risk Factors

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  • While squamous cell carcinoma of the skin has been closely associated with long term occupational exposure to the sun, risk of developing melanoma seems to be more associated with intermittent, high intensity sun exposure (MacKie and Aitchison, 1982; Lew et al., 1983)
  • Various epidemiologic studies support the finding that the number of severe sunburns and total childhood sun exposure are positively associated with the development of melanoma (Holman et al., 1986; Scotto and Fears, 1987; Cust et al., 2011; Newton-Bishop et al., 2011; Volkovova et al., 2012)

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Also has nice chart of Skin problems vs UV spectra
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Bloomberg Tanning Story Cited No Tanning Industry Sources At All Dec 2012

Age Adjusted Melanoma Incidence
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See also VitaminDWiki

Melanoma and suncreens Time line -2010

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