Skin cancer hospital admissions leap by 40% in five years

Skin cancer hospital admissions leap by 40% in five years
 

The British Association of Dermatologists blamed the increase on the rise in cheap holidays and people tanning themselves as a 'fashion statement'. Photograph: Myung Jung Kim/PA The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer has increased by 41% in just five years, new figures show.
There has been a significant rise in admissions for skin cancers, which are largely preventable, the British Association of Dermatologists said.
The data, which will be presented at the world congress on cancers of the skin in Edinburgh later this week, show that admissions to English hospitals for... read more

 
2 September 2014 in Health, Views: 35
Source: Guardian
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