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

M. A. Roy, R. F. Wagner

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)365-370
Number of pages6
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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