Women know less about the so-called overdiagnosis of breast cancer compared to other aspects of mammogram screening. Despite this, there are few indications that women drop out of mammogram screening programmes after receiving more information.
It is safe to be physically active outdoors without having to worry about the risk of melanoma, as long as you follow the sun safety advice, say the researchers behind a large, Norwegian study.
A new study published in JAMA Dermatology, shows a clear association between number of solarium sessions and SCC development.
A large Norwegian study published by the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Oslo found that sunbed users are at not only at higher risk of developing melanoma, but also tend to develop the cancer at a younger age compared to nonusers.
Using low sun protection factor may increase the risk of melanoma. Cutaneous melanoma is one of the most rapidly increasing cancers in Norway and is becoming a major public health challenge.