Melanoma cases increase in non-white Floridians, study says

07/20/2010 | Reuters

Researchers found that the rate of melanoma among Hispanic men and non-Hispanic black women in Florida is increasing, although cases of the skin cancer remain higher among whites than other races in the U.S. "These findings may suggest an emerging public health concern in race/ethnic subgroups residing in Florida, a geographic location with heavy ultraviolet radiation exposure," the researchers said.

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