Special Report

States With the Most Skin Cancer

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45. Louisiana
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 17.3 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.1 per 100,000 residents (3rd lowest)
> White population: 58.8% (13th lowest)

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44. New York
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 17.7 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.1 per 100,000 residents (2nd lowest)
> White population: 56.3% (10th lowest)

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43. Massachusetts
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 18.4 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.8 per 100,000 residents (25th highest)
> White population: 73.0% (25th highest)

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42. Michigan
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 18.7 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.5 per 100,000 residents (13th lowest)
> White population: 75.6% (21st highest)

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41. Illinois
> Annual skin cancer diagnoses: 18.7 per 100,000 residents
> Annual skin cancer death rate: 2.5 per 100,000 residents (13th lowest)
> White population: 62.5% (18th lowest)