Essay On Dangers Of Tanning

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The Dangers of Tanning “Today, more than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the United States. That’s more than all other cancers combined” says Stacy Simon form In the article “Indoor tanning” it says that there is a “higher melanoma rates among young females compared to young males.” The reason young females have a higher rate of melanoma is because of females indoor tanning. Indoor tanning is potentially dangerous and has been the cause of many deaths. “But my tanning salon says that there is absolutely no possibility of me getting cancer because they use safe tanning rays,” one might complain. Well indoor tanning methods such as beds, booths, and sunlamps are not safe at all, they emit UV radiation rays which is the cause of skin cancer. People need to watch out for indoor tanning as it could lead to a very serious skin cancer. …show more content…

There is melanoma, the most deadly skin cancer which also happens to be the most common. Just in melanoma there has been more than 3.5 million diagnoses every year. Melanoma is also more commonly diagnosed in girls 15-29 than of boy of that exact age. Indoor tanners have also been diagnosed with other varying types of skin issues. The risks of one receiving one of these issue is drastically increased from only one session of tanning. It is possible to get squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, and immune suppression. There is also eye damage that becomes very possible to get such as cataracts and ocular melanoma. It is also possible to get mental problems also like loss of consciousness and tanning addiction. There is many reasons not to go get an indoor tan and many of these can affect your health and how you look from that time

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