Study finds increasing rates of melanoma

01/9/2009 | Yahoo!

Researchers found an increase in U.S. cases of the skin cancer melanoma, especially among older men. Study data show melanoma rates increased by 3.1% annually from 1992 to 2004. The researchers say because the rate is up for both genders and across all social groups, the numbers indicate a true increase in skin cancer cases, not just better screening.

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