The number of cases of skin cancer has increased 7 times over the last 40 years

Experts from the UK give statistics according to which the number of cases of skin cancer has increased four times over the past 40 years. Scientists associated with increased morbidity with exposure to the sun and environmental change.

The overwhelming number of cases of skin cancer develops due to excessive solar radiation in youth. In 70-ies there was the fashion for the sun, since the number of cases of melanoma from year to year increases. Even in cities, people find a way to get a tan, but not everyone knows about the normal "sun safety". According to statistics from skin cancer in the UK alone killed two thousand people annually.

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Note, not so long ago, scientists from Australia have found that skin cancer is an occupational disease of farmers, builders, drivers and other occupations in throughout the working day in the sun.

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