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Here Is Why Skin Cancer Is More Common Among Men

Skin cancer rates are soaring all over the world in wealthy countries, especially among men, and one reason for that, the Daily Mail says, is because men are less likely to use sunscreen. Statistically, Australia has the most cases of skin cancer, but in Great Britain and Spain, men are 70 percent more likely to die of skin cancer than they were 30 years ago. In the U.S., male mortality due to skin cancer has risen about 25 percent.  While health officials are busy studying what could be causing so much skin cancer among wealthier countries — where purchasing a sunscreen shouldn’t be a problem — perhaps a different question to answer might be: Why is skin cancer not skyrocketing among developing countries, where they can’t afford sunscreens?  Read more...

 

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