Mercury exposure may increase risk of skin cancer

Exposure to mercury could lead to an increased risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer, according to a new study. The study, published online ahead of print in the British Journal of Dermatology (Feb. 5, 2020), used information from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to cross track mercury exposure from fish and skin cancer rates.

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