More U.S. children are getting melanoma

04/3/2013 | HealthDay News

Pediatric cases of melanoma remain rare, but rates of the most fatal form of skin cancer among patients up to age 19 increased by about 2% annually from 1973 to 2009, new research finds. Researchers noted that the highest spike in melanoma rates among youths was seen in 15- to 19-year-olds, particularly girls. The findings appear in the journal Pediatrics.

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