Melanoma (cont.)

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Where can people get more information about melanoma?

  • For further information about all aspects of melanoma, please visit the American Academy of Dermatology.
  • One can obtain information about free skin cancer screening clinics held by the American Academy of Dermatology every May all over the country from the American Academy of Dermatology (www.aad.org).

REFERENCES:

Mayer, J.E., S.M. Swetter, T. Fu, and A.C. Geller. "Screening, early detection, education, and trends for melanoma: current status (2007-2013) and future directions: Part I. Epidemiology, high-risk groups, clinical strategies, and diagnostic technology." J Am Acad Dermatol 71.4 Oct. 2014: 599.e1-599.e12; quiz 610, 599.e12.

Mayer, J.E., S.M. Swetter, T. Fu, and A.C. Geller. "Screening, early detection, education, and trends for melanoma: current status (2007-2013) and future directions: Part II. Screening, education, and future directions." J Am Acad Dermatol 71.4 Oct. 2014: 611.e1-611.e10; quiz 621-2.


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