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Letter from Colin Mowl, dated 26 February 2008:
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking what the age is of (a) the youngest and (b) the oldest skin cancer patient who have been diagnosed where use of sunbed salons has been a contributing factor in their condition. I am replying in her absence. 
The use of sunbed salons as a contributing factor in skin cancer is not recorded. The most recent available figures for newly diagnosed cases of malignant melanoma of skin registered in England are for the year 2005. The (a) youngest and (b) oldest patients were aged one and 103 respectively when newly diagnosed with malignant melanoma of skin in 2005. Figures by age group are available in a first release on the National Statistics website:
Earlier figures are published in the Annual Reference Volume, Cancer statistics: Registrations (Series MB1) available on the National Statistics website: