Indoor tanning ban would reduce melanoma deaths, show researchers (UK)
Source: Manchester, May 2022
A ban of commercially available indoor tanning would substantially reduce deaths from melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, a study led by University of Manchester researchers has concluded.
The study findings are being published to coincide with Melanoma Awareness Month.
By tracking the projected impact on the 618,000 18-year-olds living in England in 2019, the research team showed that a ban on indoor tanning would result in 1,206 fewer cases of melanoma and 207 fewer melanoma deaths over their lifetimes .READ THE ORIGINAL FULL ARTICLE