CDC: Melanoma Double in Last 30 Years in US

CDC: Melanoma Rates Have Doubled In The US In The Past 30 Years.

The Arizona Republic (6/13, Sexton) reported that “rates of melanoma...have doubled in the United States in the past 30 years and will continue to climb unless people minimize exposure to ultraviolet light, according to the” CDC. The Republic points out that “the CDC recommends several cancer-prevention strategies, including reducing UV exposure from both sunbathing and from indoor tanning booths.”