Increasing Skin Cancer Rates
Original Air Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Skin cancer is rising dramatically. Several studies reveal deadly melanoma is increasing, especially among those under the age of 40. One study shows it’s eight times greater in women under 30, than forty years ago. We’ll explore reasons why.
Plus, funding for six federal organizations devoted to research and communication in women's health has been cut starting March 31, 2013. Some of the groups affected include the Canadian Women's Health Network and the Prairie Women's Health Centre for Excellence, both of which examine everything from trauma counselling for women with addictions to the analysis of the HPV vaccine and the effects of the hyper-sexualization of young girls.
Our Health Panel brings in Dr. Charl Els, Physician and Addictions Psychiatrist; Dr. Mariusz Sapijaszko, Dermatologist and Past President of the Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery; and Dr. Peter Nieman, Pediatrician.
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