martes, 14 de marzo de 2017

Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®)—Health Professional Version - National Cancer Institute

Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®)—Health Professional Version - National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute

Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version


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Changes to This Summary (03/10/2017)

The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.
Added American Cancer Society as reference 5.
Updated statistics with estimated new cases and deaths for 2017. Also revised text to state that among adults aged 50 years and older, the incidence rate has increased by 2% to 5% per year, however, data from 2004 to 2013 indicate that rates stabilized among individuals younger than 50 years; from 2005 to 2014, mortality rates stabilized among individuals 50 years and older and declined by 2.6% per year in individuals younger than 50 years.
Added Lott et al. as reference 18.
This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Screening and Prevention Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ® - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.
  • Updated: March 10, 2017

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