What percent of people using tanning beds will get skin cancer?

Depends. The exact number is not known due to many variables including skin type and genetic susceptibility. However, according the the skin cancer foundation, those who make just four visits to a tanning salon per year can increase their risk for melanoma by 11 percent, and their risk for basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma by 15 percent.
Increased risk. Using a tanning bed before the age of 35 increases your risk of developing melanoma by 75%.

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How can you get skin cancer from a tanning bed?

Same as from sun. Damage to your skin causes your body to have to replace the damaged skin with new skin. Heavy ultraviolet rays from either the sun or tanning beds cause damage to old skin and mutations to new skin. Thus, the more mutations your skin incurs the more chance you have for skin cancer to develop. Skin cancer is a result of mutations occurring in the skin as it replaces old cells. Read more...
It has UV radiation. Tanning beds work on the skin same way as the sun does. The uv rays do the tanning and they also cause skin cancers , the msot dangerous of which is malignant melanoma. This is a killer...So do not use the tanning beds! Read more...
Takes time. Ultraviolet induces a trademark dna mutation; over the time, altered cells overgrow their neighbors and your cancer risk is up. You're also photoaging your skin and will look old sooner. Please limit your tanning bed use. Read more...
UV radiation. Using a tanning bed before the age of 35 raises your risk of developing melanoma by 75%! there is no such thing as a healthy tan. Read more...