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Old 01-09-2009, 03:23 PM
Really Not All That Bright is offline
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Originally Posted by MatthewStabile View Post
I think it would be fair to say that more black people die from melanoma due to the cancer being undetected, not because they are more susceptible. Google melanoma and look at the images, I wouldn't notice most of the milder images if they appeared on my ex girlfriend, who is half black half white.
I suspect the main reason why melanoma are more dangerous to black folk is they don't wear sunscreen. My people don't either (including me, and I live in Florida).