Nonmelanoma skin cancer in the United States: incidence.

  title={Nonmelanoma skin cancer in the United States: incidence.},
  author={Diane L Miller and Martin A. Weinstock},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={30 5 Pt 1},
Because death from nonmelanoma skin cancer is uncommon, quantification of its morbidity is particularly important. Although its incidence is increasing rapidly, the most recent nationwide estimates are 16 years old. The purpose of this study was to estimate the 1994 nonmelanoma skin cancer incidence in the United States. We updated the 16-year-old incidence estimates to reflect the growth and changing age distribution of the population and the increases in age-adjusted incidence rates… CONTINUE READING
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