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Prior Diagnoses Influence Dermatopathologists’ Interpretations

Prior diagnoses swayed dermatopathologists from correct diagnosis to incorrect diagnosis in the interpretation of melanocytic lesions

Actinic Keratosis Diagnosed in Almost One-Third of Older Adults

Authors say increased use of topical fluorouracil may be warranted

Pregnancy Does Not Affect Survival in Women With Melanoma

Racial and socioeconomic factors linked to melanoma survival in women of childbearing age

Higher Fish Intake May Increase Melanoma Risk

Higher total fish intake, tuna intake, nonfried fish intake positively linked to risks of malignant melanoma, melanoma in situ

ASCO: Desmoplastic Melanoma Responds to Neoadjuvant Pembrolizumab

Fifty-six percent of patients had pathologic complete response after neoadjuvant treatment with pembrolizumab

Ban of Indoor Tanning Beds Would Reduce Cancers, Cut Costs

Intervention would yield net monetary benefit of £10.6 million and net health benefit of 530 QALYs

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Sun Protection Misinformation Still Common

Yet, six in 10 U.S. adults give themselves high marks for sun protection

Primary Care-Based Screening Ups Thin Melanoma Detection

Incidence of melanoma thicker than 4 mm did not differ significantly for screened and unscreened patients

Global Burden of Melanoma Considerable, Set to Rise by 2040

If 2020 rates continue, burden estimated to increase by about 50 percent for incidence, 68 percent for deaths by 2040

Lymph Node Dissection Declining in SLN-Positive Melanoma

From 2017 to 2019, increase seen in use of adjuvant systemic therapy, with variation in use among treating centers