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Visual inspection for the diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma in adults

@inproceedings{Dinnes2018VisualIF,
  title={Visual inspection for the diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma in adults},
  author={Jacqueline Dinnes and Jonathan J. Deeks and Matthew J. Grainge and Naomi Chuchu and Lavinia Ferrante di Ruffano and Rubeta N. Matin and David R. Thomson and Kai Yuen Wong and Roger Benjamin Aldridge and Rachel Abbott and Monica Fawzy and Susan Bayliss and Yemisi Takwoingi and Clare F Davenport and Kathie Godfrey and Fiona Mary Walter and Hywel C. Williams},
  year={2018}
}
Background: Melanoma has one of the fastest rising incidence rates of any cancer. It accounts for a small percentage of skin cancer cases but is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths. History-taking and visual inspection of a suspicious lesion by a clinician is usually the first in a series of ‘tests’ to diagnose skin cancer. Establishing the accuracy of visual inspection alone is critical to understating the potential contribution of additional tests to assist in the diagnosis of… 
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