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Airline Crews May Be More Likely To Get Skin Cancer, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study


9/4/2014 7:12:56 AM

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Pilots and flight attendants may be at an increased risk of developing the most deadly form of skin cancer, suggests a new analysis. While the study cannot pinpoint why flight crews are at higher risk, the researchers suggest it could be the result of greater exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which causes damage to the DNA in skin cells, at high altitudes.

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