Skin cancer is on the rise. The American Cancer Society reported in 2001 that melanoma (just one type of skin cancer) accounted for 51,400 of the cases of skin cancer in the United States.
In 2007, the rate for melanoma had risen to 59,940 cases. The death rate had also risen from 7,800 to 8,110 respectively. Taking into consideration all forms of skin cancer, one in five Americans will have