• Skin Cancer

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    #481: Skin Cancer
    June 2019

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    In This Edition

    • Cite the types of melanoma and list associated risk factors.
    • Summarize management options for melanoma based on stage at diagnosis.
    • Describe the clinical and dermatoscopic features of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas.
    • Summarize surgical and nonsurgical management options for nonmelanoma skin cancers.
    • Summarize the diagnostic features of and management options for actinic keratoses.
    • Describe the clinical and dermatoscopic features of dysplastic nevi.
    • Summarize important skin cancer prevention strategies on which to counsel patients.
    • Cite the evidence supporting use of sunscreen, avoidance of tanning bed use, and potential use of dietary supplements for skin cancer prevention.

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