• Melanoma incidence, prevalence have increased in US in recent decades

    1 month ago - By Healio

    While melanoma incidence and prevalence in the U.S. increased between 1990 and 2019, mortality rates remained stable over that time, according to findings from a mathematical model.
    Pushkar Aggarwal, MBA, 1st Lt., of the college of medicine at the University of Cincinnati and a collaborator on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study, and colleagues aimed to assess the burden of skin cancer in the U.S. between 1990 and 2019.
    Using findings from the Global Burden of Disease study in 2019, they evaluated for age-standardized incidence, prevalence, disability-adjusted life
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