Melanoma rates rise while incidence of other cancers falls

01/11/2012 | Medscape (free registration) · Wall Street Journal, The

Newly diagnosed cases of melanoma have increased, while the incidence of some other cancers has declined along with the overall death rate from cancer, according to an American Cancer Society report. Higher melanoma rates "may reflect changing sun exposure patterns and the use of indoor tanning booths by young women, as well as increased awareness and detection practices," the ACS reported.

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