Sun beds increase risk of BCC, SCC

Indoor tanning is linked to an increased risk of non-melanoma skin cancer, a systematic review finds, sparking fresh calls for a nationwide ban.

While the link to melanoma has been well-established, the BMJ review is touted as the first clear link between indoor tanning and basal cell carcinoma.

The review of almost 10,000 cases of non-melanoma skin cancers found that people who used indoor tanning were 29% more likely to develop BCC and 67% more likely to