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Right around the corner we have -- -- first gorgeous day yesterday here and folks are going out in the sun but there's a new study.
And report that shows a dramatic rise in skin cancer cases especially with folks under forty doctors -- Well this is very interest -- because there are a lot of so this coming out of Harvard public health school and also Mayo Clinic.
It's showing that over the last thirty years the number of skin cancer among young adults as you mentioned has been up among women.
Has been up quite gates' fault among men has been up by four fault so why's this happening.
Part of it is the fact that these tanning beds are are have come into our society.
We're using them more -- more something to be said about being -- you know you look great you feel great.
-- reaction and the perception from other people is that you know what that's great so that encourages.
More and more young adults to really get this media has played a big role and and and entertainment.
So we need to be aware of this now that recognizing this.
And screening for skin cancer is even more critical because that's the number have gone -- the number of -- have not increased and that's because we know more about melanoma.
And we had a picture of this I believe we you have to recognize this and then hold off a bit of eight ECD.
He's very critical you want to look for these lesions or the malls on your skin.
This is always that anything that has a symmetric.
Look at this vision it's it is a symmetric you look at the borders that are -- -- -- regular fifth colors are variable we see multiple different colors.
The -- there's usually six millimeters or more.
And he stands for any kind of elevation or evolving or changes so you really want to pay attention to this and see your doctor immediately so I think speeding.
Plays a big -- sure you can do -- yourself to absolutely.
-- there's no such thing as a healthy ten so that's where we have to start and actually -- these author of the started doctor -- contacted me and said that.
He's in Mayo Clinic and he said that actually for young women twenties and thirties the issue really is tanning beds tanning beds give you seven times more radiation.
Then the sun so for women that are going to tanning beds especially in Minnesota where the study was.
That's a huge problem for men.
And women the problem is the son too much or exposure to the sun leads to skin damage.
You and the but the problem now we you can screen yourself you can look at it at yourself as David just said and the key in addition to that is is -- argue lesions changing.
Are they irregular are -- -- the wrong color and are they changing and then go -- your physician about it I would have to go from breaking news hour.
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