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Solarium tanning exposes people to greater skin cancer risk

The Cancer Council of Australia has revealed that about 290,000 people have used solariums in Australia. Solariums can produce 5 times the amount of UV that a midday sun does and thus increases the risk of skin cancer. Women aged 25 to 44 were the biggest solarium users.

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About: Solarium tanning exposes people to greater skin cancer risk

Date: 1 December 2004

Source: News

URL: http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,11553679%5E1702,00.html

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