How to Prevent Skin Cancer

June 2011 – Megan Brinker was diagnosed with melanoma at age 27. She is a part of a frightening trend. In the United States, there has been an increase in melanoma diagnoses, particularly in young women. Siteman Cancer Center dermatologist Lynn Cornelius, MD, says strong data has linked tanning bed use to melanoma. In this "8 Ways to Prevent Cancer" video, Cornelius outlines the steps she recommends for preventing the disease.