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Dietary Influence on UVR-Induced Melanoma (1990)

Title:

Dietary Influence on UVR-Induced Melanoma

Key words:

melanoma

Research Institution:

Lovelace Medical Foundation

Location:

New Mexico

Researcher:

Ronald D Ley

Project Description:

Dr. Ley sought to determine whether different amounts of fat in the diet might influence our risk for getting melanoma, a form of skin cancer. The skin cancer was induced in a South American opossum by exposure to UV rays from sunlight.

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