Exposure to the sun and sunbeds and the risk of cutaneous melanoma in the UK: a case-control study.

@article{Bataille2004ExposureTT,
  title={Exposure to the sun and sunbeds and the risk of cutaneous melanoma in the UK: a case-control study.},
  author={V{\'e}ronique Bataille and Adrian B. Winnett and Peter David Sasieni and Julia A. Newton Bishop and Jack Cuzick},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={429-35}
}
Migration, latitude and case-control studies have clearly established a link between melanoma and sun exposure. This case-control study of melanoma was set up to examine the role of sun exposure and sunbeds in the pathogenesis of melanoma in the United Kingdom (UK), a country with low levels of ultraviolet radiation. The study included 413 cases and 416 controls. More than 10 severe sunburns compared with less than 10 sunburns was associated with an Odds Ratio (OR) of 1.98 (95% Confidence… CONTINUE READING

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