Blacks At Risk Of Skin Cancer From Sun Exposure

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Melanoma does not discriminate. In fact, African-Americans are more likely to die from melanoma — the deadliest, most common form of skin cancer — than are Caucasians in the United States.

And although the incidence of skin cancer was more than 10 times higher among whites, African-Americans who contracted melanoma had a far lower survival rate than whites, according to a study done by the University of Michigan.

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