Ultraviolet radiation and malignant melanoma.

@article{Moan2008UltravioletRA,
  title={Ultraviolet radiation and malignant melanoma.},
  author={Johan Emilian Moan and Alina Carmen Porojnicu and Arne Dahlback},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={624},
  pages={104-16}
}
Essential features of the epidemiology and photobiology of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) in Norway were studied in comparison with data from countries at lower latitudes. Arguments for and against a relationship between ultraviolet radiation (UV) from sun and sun beds are discussed. Our data indicate that UV is a carcinogen for CMM and that intermittent exposures are notably melanomagenic. This hypothesis was supported both by latitude gradients, by time trends and by changing patterns of… CONTINUE READING

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