Flight Attendants Get More Uterine, Thyroid and Other Cancers, Study Finds – The Pantagraph via CNN

Read article - Continued coverage of comments by Steven Fiering, professor of microbiology and immunology and of genetics, about a new study that found that flight attendants get certain cancers more than the general population. Fiering, who was not involved in the study but conducts research on flight attendants, said he found the higher rates of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer among women in the study "striking"—"especially to see a close to four-fold increase in non-melanoma skin cancer; that is substantial," says Fiering.