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HEALTH Associated Press Medical Writer LONDON - International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and other sources of ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category, deeming them as deadly as arsenic and mustard gas.

Study: Tanning beds as deadly as arsenic

In this Dec. 14, 2005 file photo, a woman lies in a tanning booth in Anchorage. International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and other sources of ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category, deeming them as deadly as arsenic and mustard gas. The research was published online in the medical journal Lancet Oncology on July 29 by experts at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, the cancer arm of the World Health Organization. Find the report at www.lancet..com.
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In this Dec. 14, 2005 file photo, a woman lies in a tanning booth in Anchorage. International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and other sources of ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category, deeming them as deadly as arsenic and mustard gas. The research was published online in the medical journal Lancet Oncology on July 29 by experts at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, the cancer arm of the World Health Organization. Find the report at www.lancet..com.
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