Melanoma is one of the deadliest cancers and the number of incidences continues to rise in the United States. Early detection and treatment is key to long term survival. This issue covers a wealth of topics, including risk factors, effects of sunscreen on melanoma risk, prevention, biopsy, pathology, surgical approaches to malignant melanoma and new diagnostic aides.
By Julie E. Russak, MD and Darrell S Rigel, Clinical Professor of Dermatology
New York University Medical Centre
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