Another Duel in the Sun: Weighing the Balances Between Sun Protection, Tanning Beds, and Malignant Melanoma

@article{Roberts2009AnotherDI,
  title={Another Duel in the Sun: Weighing the Balances Between Sun Protection, Tanning Beds, and Malignant Melanoma},
  author={Daniel J. Roberts and C. Hornung and H. Polk},
  journal={Clinical Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={48},
  pages={614 - 622}
}
Objective. The purpose of this report is to put the dueling factors of risk and prevention for melanoma in perspective for the thoughtful pediatric specialist to facilitate preteen preventive health counseling. Study Design. We examined the rate of malignant melanoma among Kentucky residents and compared this rate with indicators of tanning bed prevalence in a large metropolitan area and sunscreen sales from a major distributor. We obtained malignant melanoma annual incidence data from the… Expand
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