Skin Cancer: Epidemiology, Disease Burden, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Approaches

@inproceedings{Apalla2017SkinCE,
  title={Skin Cancer: Epidemiology, Disease Burden, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Approaches},
  author={Zoe Apalla and Doroth{\'e}e Nashan and Richard B Weller and Xavier Castellsagu{\'e}},
  booktitle={Dermatology and therapy},
  year={2017}
}
Skin cancer, including both melanoma and non-melanoma, is the most common type of malignancy in the Caucasian population. Firstly, we review the evidence for the observed increase in the incidence of skin cancer over recent decades, and investigate whether this is a true increase or an artefact of greater screening and over-diagnosis. Prevention strategies are also discussed. Secondly, we discuss the complexities and challenges encountered when diagnosing and developing treatment strategies for… CONTINUE READING
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