Researchers say some melanoma survivors are addicted to the sun

Posted at 7:41 PM, Apr 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-09 19:41:19-04

Researchers from Yale University say that some melanoma survivors still just can stop worshiping the sun.  Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer — there’s no cure — and it kills almost 10 thousand Americans a year.  Yet according to this report, among melanoma survivors:

15 percent never stay in the shade

27 percent never wear sunscreen

And 2 percent admit to using indoor tanning beds in the last year