Cancer experts warn you may as well smoke a cigarette if you want a healthy tan | Mail Online: "Leading oncologists are warning of a skin cancer epidemic where young women are particularly at risk
We have just endured one of the longest winters for many years. Then the sun came out. Hatless, sleeveless, heedless, the human reaction to the warming sun was to turn our face towards it. Sunlight soothes, delights... and, increasingly, kills.
The incidence and death rates of malignant melanoma - the deadliest skin cancer - are inexorably rising.
'You can call it, for want of a better word, an epidemic,' says Richard Marais, professor of molecular oncology at The Institute of Cancer Research in London."