[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Professor Giuseppe Argenziano | January 2021

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the findings of a recent paper detailing a rapid increase in the diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma.

While the incidence of melanoma is rising, the mortality rate has stayed much the same. Giuseppe discusses some of the reasons for the increase in melanoma diagnoses, including the theory that the increase is not due to rising UV exposure, but rather due to better diagnostic scrutiny.

So why are we getting better at diagnosing skin cancers, and are we over-diagnosing?

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3 comments on “[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Professor Giuseppe Argenziano | January 2021

  1. Won’t be following the advice of the Lancet article.

    Dermatoscope firmly in hand, all suspicious pigmented lesions excision biopsied, full skin checks for all at risk and all that want them!

  2. Comment to 29.January 2021 post:
    Thank you for shering this. We need to be critical to published articles and to resist to grasp everything written. I agree, melanoma is melanoma in 2 and in 6 mm, but it is great difference to a person having it whether it might be 0,1 or 1 mm thickness..

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