Predicted increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma induction associated with sunbed exposure habits.

BACKGROUND Solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is recognized as the principal environmental cause of skin cancer. In particular, the risk of induction of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) has been shown to increase with cumulative exposure to UVR. Models of risk of SCC induction have been developed but these do not include the use of sunbeds. OBJECTIVES To… CONTINUE READING