Nightly News   |  April 08, 2013

1 in 4 skin cancer survivors admit to never wearing sunscreen

New research from Yale University indicates even after being diagnosed with skin cancer, some patients haven’t been able to stay away from the sun, or make lifestyle changes that would protect them from the sun’s rays. NBC’s Brian Williams reports

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>>> skin cancer will kill almost 10,000 americans this year. yet there is staggering new research from yale university that says sun worshippers have a tough time staying away even when they have survived a bout with skin cancer . fully 15% of them say they never stay in the shade. more than a quarter of them say they never wear sunscreen outside. 2% actually admit using an indoor tanning bed in the last year.