Skin cancer, the most common malignancy in the United States, accounts for considerable morbidity and mortality. Efforts a! lessening the burden of this disease are possible through both primary and secondary prevention, although some barriers may detract from the ability of primary care physicians to perform skin cancer screening. Public education combined with increased vigilance by physicians and other health professionals may significantly alter the morbidity and mortality associated with this disease entity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||American Journal of Managed Care|
|Issue number||9 SUPPL.|
|State||Published - Oct 12 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health Policy