Are Millennials Facing a Melanoma Upsurge?

Source: Dermatology Times, May 2022

With the number of melanoma cases among young adults on the rise, adherence to preventative measures could be critical to stemming the tide of increased incidences of this deadly skin disease.

Millennials could be bracing for an uptick in melanoma cases, according to a recent study.1 But, more aggressive adherence could reverse that trend.

Dermatology Times® sat down with Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Public Health Sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to get some perspective on the science behind the study, what that could mean for the incidence of this deadly skin cancer in young adults, and what they can to prevent further gains.