Skin Cancer Raises Risk Of Developing Other Cancers, University of Melbourne Study

Published: Mar 10, 2014

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Young survivors of nonmelanoma skin cancer - the most common form of skin cancer - are at an increased risk for developing numerous other cancers later in life, Medical Xpress reported. In a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers utilized information from the All England Record-linked Hospital and Mortality data set, which was collected between 1999 and 2011. Within that cohort, they analyzed 502,490 people who had been diagnosed with nonmelanoma skin cancer, comparing them to 8,787,513 people in a control group.

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