ON SOLID TUMORS Malignant Melanoma in the 21 st Century , Part 1 : Epidemiology , Risk Factors , Screening , Prevention , and Diagnosis

Abstract

Malignant melanoma Is an a^resslve, therapy-resistant malignancy of melanocytes. The incidence of meianoma has l>een steadily increasing worldwide, resulting In an increasing pubiic health problem. Exposure to solar UV radiation, fair skin, dysplastlc nevi syndrome, and a family history of meianoma are major risk factors for melanoma development. The… (More)

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