Much more often melanoma occurs in people with white skin. The second important risk factor is high prosperity.

Experts from the UK and US analysed the likelihood of disease among women aged 15-39 years. It turned out that rich white American women are at particular risk for melanoma, a malignant tumor of the skin. They have a risk of developing the disease by 70% above the average.

There are several explanations for this phenomenon. First, the white color is the least protected from solar radiation. Blacks, for example, suffer from melanoma is extremely rare. Even rich people are more often at the resorts and visit the Solarium. Note that among rich people often define the early stages of the disease when chances of cure of melanoma.

To protect yourself from skin tumors doctors recommend that is not under open sun and use sunscreen.

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