Consumption of Tomatoes to Reduce Risk of Skin Cancer

Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common of all cancer, with more new cases every year, according to the American Cancer Society. Though the mortality rate is low, skin cancers are costly, disfiguring and their rates are increasing. The three main types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Daily consumption of tomatoes can reduce the development of skin cancer tumors by half.

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