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2 Settembre 2016

Screening for Skin Cancer US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

Basal and squamous cell carcinoma are the most common types of cancer in the United States and represent the vast majority of all cases of skin cancer; however, they rarely result in death or substantial morbidity, whereas melanoma skin cancer has notably higher mortality rates. In 2016, an estimated 76 400 US men and women will develop melanoma and 10 100 will die from the disease. To update the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for skin cancer. The USPSTF reviewed the evidence on the effectiveness of screening for skin cancer with a clinical … (leggi tutto)