Increased prevalence of left-sided skin cancers.

  title={Increased prevalence of left-sided skin cancers.},
  author={Susan T Butler and Scott W. Fosko},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={63 6},
BACKGROUND Previous research has shown an increase in photodamage and precancers on the left side of the face. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine whether there is a higher frequency of skin cancer development on the left side of the body than the right. METHODS The study was a retrospective review of patients with skin cancer referred to our Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology unit in 2004. RESULTS When including all types of skin cancers and both sexes, more cancers occurred… CONTINUE READING
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