If you choose to visit a tanning salon, can you sue for skin cancer?

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tanningTanning and excessive sun exposure increase your risks of getting skin cancer, but are people educating themselves before they tan?
People can’t be educated enough on the harmful effects of tanning or sun bathing because the skin cancer statistics are rising.

According to Alan Geller of the Harvard School of Public Health, a leading skin cancer researcher:

“About 40 uses of a tanning bed during one’s lifetime elevates one’s risk of melanoma about 5%”

The website skincancer.org has alarming findings that indicate individuals that use tanning salons have a 74% chance of developing melanoma than someone who has never used a tanning bed.

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