Deliberate tanning, either indoors or out, increases your risk of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offers this consumer alert noting myths and truths about indoor tanning.
Review Date: February 13, 2013
Federal Trade Commission
Skin cancer is the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells in a layer of the skin. It affects one out of every seven Americans each year, making it the most prevalent form of cancer. However, the majority of all skin cancers can be cured if detected and treated in time.
Review Date: March 11, 2013
American Society For Dermatologic Surgery