Update on melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer

Iris Zalaudek, David Whiteman, Cliff Rosendahl, Scott W. Menzies, Adle C. Green, Peter Hersey, Giuseppe Argenziano

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    In this article, we will summarize some of the highlights of the third annual conference on skin cancer, with special emphasis on the the recent advances regarding melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment. Topics were particularly addressed to a newly developing medical branch in Australia, namely that of Primary Care Skin Cancer Practitioners, and focused on strategies to improve primary and secondary prevention and early detection of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer using dermoscopy. Controversies related to skin cancer screening programs and recent progresses for treating advanced melanoma were additionally discussed. Yet, besides its scientific goals, the conference aimed also to encourage research originating in primary care and relevant to primary care. © 2011 Expert Reviews Ltd.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1829-1832
    Number of pages3
    JournalExpert Review of Anticancer Therapy
    Issue number12
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011


    • actinic keratosis
    • dermoscopy
    • epidemiology
    • melanoma
    • nevi
    • non-melanoma skin cancer


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