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How Many Sunburns Can Cause Skin Cancer?

While the sun is keeping us all alive on this planet, it’s also causing many people to develop skin cancer! Laci discusses a new study that shows how just 5 sunburns before the age of 20 can increase your risk of developing melanoma drastically!

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Five or more blistering sunburns before age 20 may increase melanoma risk by 80 percent

“The risk of developing the most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma, was more closely related to sun exposure in early life than in adulthood in young Caucasian women, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.”

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