The states with the highest skin cancer rates just might surprise you (USA).
Source: Fox Weather, May 2023
Spring fever has hit the nation, and young and old are running out to enjoy the warm temperatures and longer days. But the Centers for Disease Control warns that more sun leads to the most common type of cancer in the U.S. – skin cancer.
The states with the highest rates of skin cancer and melanoma might surprise you.
Utah topped the chart for the highest rates of new skin melanomas, according to a CDC study run between 2015 and 2019. Over 40 people per 100,000 residents reported a new skin cancer in that time.