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Skin Cancer

Indoor Tanning

Deliberate tanning, either indoors or out, increases your risk of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offers this consumer alert noting myths and truths about indoor tanning.

Review Date: February 13, 2013

Federal Trade Commission

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells in a layer of the skin. It affects one out of every seven Americans each year, making it the most prevalent form of cancer. However, the majority of all skin cancers can be cured if detected and treated in time.

Review Date: March 11, 2013

American Society For Dermatologic Surgery

Skin Cancer Detection

This page provides information about skin cancer types, warning signs, and treatment as well as information about when to consult a doctor.

Review Date: May 18, 2012

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology