Phototherapy For Neonatal Jaundice Associated With Increased Risk Of Skin Moles In Childhood

Sat, 23 Dec 2006 07:00 AM EST

... Children who received light therapy (phototherapy) for jaundice as infants appear to have an increased risk of developing skin moles in childhood, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Some types of moles are risk factors for developing the skin cancer melanoma. [click link for full article] ...