Sunbeds elevated to top cancer risk level: WHO

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    Classified in 1992 and a "probable" cancer agent, research since then has left no doubt that soaking up UV rays at tanning salons significantly enhances the chances of developing the disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) agency found.

    "The use of sunbeds is carcinogenic to humans. It causes melanoma of the skin, and melanoma of the eye," said Vincent Cogliano, an IARC researcher who led the new assessment.

    Sunbeds elevated to top cancer risk level: WHO

    for all of you working on that pre-cancerous glow
     

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