Skin cancer prevention and detection update

Lois J. Loescher

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The best way to remedy the skin cancer epidemic is for the population to collectively practice primary preventive behaviors. However, many advances have been made in the areas of secondary and tertiary prevention, including the search for intermediate markers to facilitate skin cancer screening of high-risk groups and the use of chemopreventive agents in individuals with a history of high-risk lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)184-187
Number of pages4
JournalSeminars in oncology nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology(nursing)


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