Individuals' Risk of Melanoma Increases with Time Outdoors, Especially in High-Sunlight Areas

woman sitting outside(BlackDoctor.org) — Researchers have shown for the first time that
individual risk of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is associated
with the intensity of sunlight that a person receives over a lifetime. Published
in the journal Cancer Research*, the study also indicates that the risk of
melanoma for non-Hispanic whites increases with increased time outdoors – even