Melanoma is twice as common on the Costa del Sol as the rest of Spain
Source: SUR in English, May 2022
Excessive sunbathing is the main cause of the appearance of this most aggressive form of skin cancer.
The incidence of melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer, in Malaga province is double the average for Spain, the president of the Andalusian branch of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Leandro Martínez has stated.
There are more than 300 cases a year in Malaga province, which Dr Martínez says is “very high". The figures were revealed on Monday, 23 May, World Melanoma Day.READ THE ORIGINAL FULL ARTICLE