Saturday, 3 June 2017

Short Update on Screening and Early Detection

Melanoma Screening: Review of Current Evidence and Guidelines
SancyAnn Leachman

The guidelines are not providing the optimal number of check per year. For the population at risk 3-12 months or in Germany, every 2 years.

An overview of melanoma detection methods: 
no one is perfect.

Defining patient who should be considered at risk

Example: proposed criteria to define the patients that could be at high risk to get skin cancer and therefore could qualify for the a monitoring program UPSTF (US preventing Service Task Force)

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