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Skin Cancer Rates are on the Rise

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Skin cancer is on the rise in young adults.

A new study from the Mayo Clinic found a dramatic increase of first-time melanoma in patients age 18 to 39, especially among women.

Researchers blame the rise in use of indoor tanning beds and childhood sunburns.