Australia has a ton of sunny days and warm temperatures, enticing people to be outside. Frequent exposure to intense sun rays ups one’s chances of developing different strains of skin cancer. This frequency has prompted a lot of research on risk factors, prevention, warning signs, etc. of skin cancer. Since we live in Arizona where the weather allows us to be outside a lot, too, and since we care about your skin’s health we think this article is worth reading. It explains different risk factors a researched population brought attention to and what that means for skin cancer prevention.
A new study identifies high risk melanoma patients who may benefit from tailored surveillance. The incidence of melanoma that occurs on the skin is increasing in predominantly white-skinned populations.