Researchers discover genetic causes of higher melanoma risk in men

A new study has identified one of the genetic causes underlying the higher rate of melanoma in men. The research group focused their study on the differences between men and women in terms of pigmentation (eye, hair and skin) and sun response, i.e. history of sunburn, and the presence irregular moles and freckles caused by sun exposure. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)