Epidemiology and prevention of cutaneous melanoma.

  title={Epidemiology and prevention of cutaneous melanoma.},
  author={Marie France Demierre},
  journal={Current treatment options in oncology},
  volume={7 3},
Melanoma incidence has continued to increase in all white populations, and mortality from melanoma remains high in older men worldwide. In Australia, Europe, and the United States, a substantial number of thick melanomas in older men are of the nodular subtype, a subtype lacking asymmetry or color change. Educating the public and professionals about the significance of evolving pigmented lesions as emphasized in the revised ABCDE of pigmented lesions is relevant. Targeting screening efforts… CONTINUE READING
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