American Joint Commtitee on Cancer melamona staging system revised.
Features of hematoma can often be confused with those of melanoma.
A 79-year-old white man with an extensive history of nonmelanoma skin cancer presents for a routine skin examination. During his visit, he asks to have a groin rash checked. For 1 to 2 years, he has been using over-the-counter and prescription antifungal and antibiotic creams for a presumed “jock itch.” Recently, he has developed more…
Primary care screening can help patients avoid the need for more aggressive therapy and potentially save lives.
A new blood test assesses levels of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in patients with unresectable stage IIIC/IV melanoma.
A non-invasive laser test can accurately identify melanoma with 100% accuracy.
Many moles increases melanoma risk, but fewer moles are linked to more aggressive forms of melanoma.
Men who took erectile dysfunction medication had increased risk for melanoma, but it is probably due to lifestyle factors.
While women accounted for 57% of melanomas reported between 1973 and 1980, they comprised about 65% of all diagnoses by 2011.
After adjustment for known risk factors, increased relative risk for women with history of acne.