Sun goddesses take note: The rate of skin cancer's most deadly form jumped 50 percent in young women from 1980 to 2004, according to a government report. For men, the rate leveled. Ironically, women are more likely than men to use sunscreen, an expert says. But that could lead them to stay exposed longer under a false sense of protection. The news comes on the heels of a report that many popular sunscreens on the market do little to protect skin, have harmful chemicals -- or both.
Guys take note as this effects us too. Everyone needs to be careful and not stay out in the sun for long. This is especially true on days with a high UV index rating or if there's a high UV radiation warning issued for your area.
Here is some basic info about Melanoma the most deadly form of skin cancer in humans.