Medical statistics show that during the last few decades the number of melanoma cases has increased dramatically. More and more people are exposing themselves to sunlight and UV rays without proper protection. Research has proven that UV radiation is a human carcinogen, yet tens of millions of people tan indoors every year, a big part of them being teens. Health care experts insist on more strict regulations for tanning machines and a more intensive education campaign regarding the possibilities of avoiding skin cancer, claiming that too often people treat the usage of sunscreen or wearing sun protective clothing as optional not commendatory. In order to find out more about skin cancer, its types, methods of treatment as well as risk factors and preventative measures - read this book.