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Are We Screening Too Much for Skin Cancer? It’s Complicated. - Guest Work

Guest Author Feb 01, 2021

Teresa Carr About a decade ago, when he was a first-year dermatology resident, Adewole Adamson learned that “exploding” rates of melanoma were a pressing problem. That was — and still is — the official position of the American Academy of Dermatology. Since the mid-1970s, the incidence rate of melanoma, a potentially deadly cancer, has skyrocketed sixfold; once … Read More