Tanning bed and nail lamp use and the risk of cutaneous malignancy: A review of the literature

@article{OSullivan2014TanningBA,
  title={Tanning bed and nail lamp use and the risk of cutaneous malignancy: A review of the literature},
  author={Niamh A. O'Sullivan and C. Tait},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={55}
}
Malignant melanoma (MM) and non‐melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) are increasingly common and both can be fatal. In 2009 the World Health Organization (WHO) classified the whole ultraviolet spectrum and tanning beds as carcinogenic to humans, placing them in the same category as asbestos and tobacco. Despite this, the trend for indoor tanning continues. A growing body of evidence has now associated indoor tanning with an increased risk of MM and NMSC. As a result, there has been an upsurge in… Expand
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