Special Report

States With the Most Skin Cancer

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50. Texas
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 12.6 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.2 per 100,000 residents (4th lowest)
> White population: 42.0% (4th lowest)

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49. New Mexico
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 14.6 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.5 per 100,000 residents (15th lowest)
> White population: 38.7% (3rd lowest)

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48. Alaska
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 14.9 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.5 per 100,000 residents (17th lowest)
> White population: 61.5% (14th lowest)

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47. Nevada
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 15.1 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.9 per 100,000 residents (13th highest)
> White population: 49.5% (5th lowest)

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46. Mississippi
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 17.1 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.4 per 100,000 residents (9th lowest)
> White population: 57.2% (12th lowest)