The incidence of skin cancer is at an all-time high. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world. More than two people die of skin cancer in the United States every hour. Having five or more sunburns in your lifetime doubles your risk for melanoma. 90% of non-melanoma skin cancer is due to ultraviolet ray exposure from the sun.
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Technician, educator, mentor, and business owner, Mary Nielsen has been at the forefront in medical aesthetics since its infancy in the early 1990s. She is an Oregon-certified advanced aesthetician and a licensed aesthetics instructor. She serves as vice chair of the Oregon Board of Certified Advanced Estheticians. She is the author of several aesthetics books, including four chapters in the latest “Milady’s Esthetics” textbook.