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A nationwide population-based skin cancer screening in Germany: Proceedings of the first meeting of the International Task Force on Skin Cancer Screening and Prevention (September 24 and 25, 2009)

Geller, Alan C; Greinert, Rudiger; Sinclair, Craig; Weinstock, Martin A; Aitken, Joanne; Boniol, Mathieu; Capellaro, Marcus; Dore, Jean-Francois; Elwood, Mark; Lucas, Robyn; Fletcher, Suzanne W.

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Skin cancer incidence is increasing worldwide in white populations and mortality rates have not declined throughout most of the world. An extraordinarily high proportion of at-risk individuals have yet to be screened for melanoma but guidelines from esteemed bodies do not currently endorse population-based screening. Evidence for the effectiveness of skin cancer screening is imperative. To this end, scientists in Germany have launched a nationwide skin cancer screening campaign. Herein, we...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/61673
Source: Cancer Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.canep.2010.03.006

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