October 19, 2017, 22:07
Social status and financial wealth can be directly linked to a high risk of getting cancer. This conclusion was made by doctors from the UK and the USA..
The study involved women aged 15 to 39 who belonged to different social strata.
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According to the results of the study, experts found a relationship between high financial status and skin cancer. It turned out that a common disease among wealthy British and American women is melanoma (skin cancer) and called this disease “the disease of rich people.”
The fact is that in the studied group of rich women, skin cancer occurs 70% more often than in less well-to-do residents of the United States and England.
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And this is explained very simply. The fact is that wealthy women often visit various sunny resorts and spa treatments, in particular a solarium. And as you know, the main provoking factor in the occurrence of skin cancer is precisely ultraviolet radiation.
But on the other hand, wealthy women can afford quality medical services, so in most cases, melanoma is diagnosed in the early stages and can be treated.
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