Patient understanding of moles and skin cancer, and factors influencing presentation in primary care: a qualitative study

BACKGROUND Melanoma incidence in the UK has doubled over two decades, yet there is conflicting evidence about factors which prompt or delay patients seeking advice. AIM To explore patient understanding of pigmented skin lesions (moles) and skin cancer, and factors which influence seeking help in primary care. METHOD Semi-structured interviews with forty… CONTINUE READING

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