American Association for Cancer Research

Tanning Beds and Melanoma Teleconference

PHILADELPHIA — Use of indoor tanning beds increases risk of melanoma between twofold and fourfold depending on the device and length of time indoor tanning is used, according to a report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. The AACR hosted a press conference on the report on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 11a.m. ET, moderated by Tim Rebbeck, Ph.D., editor-in-chief of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, and professor of epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Listen to the recording of the teleconference below and read the press release for more information.



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