Indoor Tanning Salons

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According to Mays and Tercyak (2015), “An estimated 9,000 deaths occur each year as a result of melanoma, and the costs of skin cancer treatment results in $8 billion annually (p. e70). The major concern for preventing skin cancer from resulting is due to indoor tanning salons (Mays & Tercyak, 2015). Most skin cancer cases are associated with indoor tanning salons (Mays & Tercyak, 2015). Young adults seem to know the risk of indoor tanning, but still do not protect themselves from the dangerous behavior (Hemrich et al., 2014). Even when young adults have family diagnosed with skin cancer, they still continue to tan and do not participate in safe skin-care prevention (Hemrich et al., 2014).

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