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Utah leads country in skin cancer

Published: Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:00 a.m. MDT

Utah leads the nation in cases of skin cancer. (Jordan Allred, Deseret News) Utah leads the nation in cases of skin cancer. (Jordan Allred, Deseret News)

Sunscreen is more important in Utah than in any of the other 49 states. In this week’s “Ask An Expert” Dr. Glen Bowen of the Huntsman Cancer Institute explains why, and what to look for in a sunscreen to get the proper protection.

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