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Skin Cancer risks increase with high number of sunburns

Many of us never thought about sunburns, especially if you grew up in the 1980s. But new research suggests that those hours spent basking in the sun may have significantly increased our risk for melanoma. In fact, according to a study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (CEBP), which studied 108,916 white women, they have found that those women who had “a minimum of 5 severe sunburn incidents between the ages of 15 and 20 had an increased risk of all skin cancers.”

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