Study finds Australian pilots not at higher risk of melanoma

Source: Voxy, June 2019

A new study has found modern airline pilots registered in Australia, appear not to be at higher risk of developing invasive melanoma than the rest of the population.

This is a significant change in findings after decades of older research in the northern hemisphere, which showed much higher risks in European and North American pilots.

The findings from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have been published today in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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