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May 2004

Teenagers in the UV Tanning Booth? Tax the Tan—Correction

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004;158(5):435. doi:10.1001/archpedi.158.5.435

Numerical Error. In the editorial titled "Teenagers in the UV Tanning Booth? Tax the Tan," published in the September issue of the ARCHIVES (2003;157:845-846), the reported number of deaths from melanoma was incorrect. On page 845, left-hand column, paragraph 2, lines 7 through 10 should have read as follows: "Melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer responsible for more than 5000 US deaths annually, is increasing in incidence faster than any other type of cancer.10