Proposed Consent Agreement In the Matter of the Indoor Tanning Association, FTC File No. 082 3159 #546672-00071

Submission Number:
546672-00071
Commenter:
Samir Courdy
Organization:
Huntsman Cancer Institute
State:
UT
Initiative Name:
Proposed Consent Agreement In the Matter of the Indoor Tanning Association, FTC File No. 082 3159

there are several studies that show increased risk for developing malignant melanoma. If we want to decrease health care costs we need to eliminate these cases of such costly diseases. Studies have also shown now more than ever people are developing melanoma at a much younger age. These beds and tanning lamps must be banned. Richard P. Gallagher1,2,3, John J. Spinelli1,2 and Tim K. Lee1,4