Publication date: Mar 13, 2019
Although most skin cancers are the results of cumulative years of sun exposure, melanoma impacts young adults too.
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, melanoma is the second most common type of cancer diagnosed in 15- to 19-year-olds, and the most common form of cancer affecting young adults between the ages of 25 and 29.
-People who habitually tan during adolescence and young adulthood have a higher risk of developing melanoma skin cancer later on in life,” he explains.
-Melanoma is the most aggressive and deadliest kind of skin cancer,” Chavan says.