Teenage Girls Get Tans Despite the risk of cancer

About 75 percent of deaths from skin cancer are melanoma, whose incidence has increased by at least three decades, especially among young, white women in recent years.Among the main findings of the survey: 32 percent of respondents had used a tanning bed in the last year of these, one quarter used a tanning bed at least once a week.

The American Academy of Dermatology survey of about 3800 girls if white women between 2:22 p.m. suggests that several thousands trying to get a tan in the sun or tanning booths to turn to, or do both.

81 percent of respondents often or sometimes tanned outside in the past year.

Moy, who is president of the American Academy of Dermatology, also says that younger women are developing melanoma on the chest which may be the result of high-risk behaviors of tanning, artificial tanning.

The Department of Health and Human Services and the International Organization of Cancer Research’s health is said ultraviolet or UV rays of the sun and artificial light sources such as tanning beds and sun lamps are carcinogenic.

42 percent of the tanners in the interior are more concerned with non-tanners indoors, 28.4 percent of tanners expressed these concerns not covered.

He says that in his practice in California, has had patients – young women with a history of using tanning beds – who died of melanoma.

Curcumin and piperine have been explored by other researchers as a potential cancer treatment. But this work, published online in the journal Breast cancer and treatment, is the first to suggest these food components could prevent cancer by targeting the stem cells.

Unless this trend changes up, the American Academy of Dermatology, said in its report that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lives.

A recent survey of 116 U.S. cities found an average of 42 tanning salons in the city, which means that tanning salons are more common as Starbucks and McDonald, Moy said.

Indoor tanners were four times more likely to say that their mothers used a tanning bed, tanning than outdoors.

The new release of the American Academy of Dermatology says the indoor tanning increases the risk of a person’s melanoma by 75 percent.

Our investigation highlights the importance of educating young women about the real risks of tanning, such as melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – is increasing rapidly among women 15 to 29 years than in men of the same age group , dermatologist Ronald L. Moy, MD, FAAD, said in a press release.

Exposure to UV radiation is the major risk factor for skin cancer, but – despite this knowledge – the mass of teenagers and young women flock to tanning facilities and swimming beaches or sunshine every year, says Moy.

Tanning is prevalent