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Pre-Tanning Increases The Risk Of Skin Cancer

Lots of people are heading south to get some sun. And many of them are getting a base tan before they leave.They visit tanning salons, believing that a base tan will allow them to spend more time on the beach without getting burned. But the Canadian cancer society and many experts believe nothing could be further from the truth. They say pre-tanning increase the risk of developing skin cancer. Dr Ian Landells is a dermatologist in St. John's. He joins Ramona on the line.

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