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Prevention of primary cutaneous malignant melanoma: increasing cure rate in the 1990's.

Authors
  • Roy, M A
  • Wagner, R F Jr
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cutis
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1992
Volume
50
Issue
5
Pages
365–370
Identifiers
PMID: 1468259
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This review focuses on the epidemiology, risk factors, early detection, and metastatic risk of thin primary cutaneous malignant melanoma. Primary prevention strategies and the results of screening programs and public education campaigns are discussed. Recent advances in the development of noninvasive diagnostic devices for primary cutaneous malignant melanoma are summarized.

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