Melanoma Risk Appears Doubled in Airline Pilots, Cabin Crew — Physician’s First Watch

Melanoma Risk Appears Doubled in Airline Pilots, Cabin Crew — Physician’s First Watch.

Researchers analyzed data from 19 trials comprising over 250,000 participants. They found that pilots and cabin crew workers had roughly twice the risk for melanoma as the general population — a finding that held true for both men and women. Pilots and cabin crew members also had a 42% increased risk for melanoma mortality. – See more at: http://www.jwatch.org//fw109248/2014/09/04/melanoma-risk-appears-doubled-airline-pilots-cabin-crew#sthash.q9tTZsuy.dpuf

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