Epidemiologist warns of GP skills shortage as melanoma rates expected to rise
Source: Northern beaches Review, May 2022
A national medical congress has warned that Australia is facing a skills shortage to deal with the predicted rise in melanoma rates over the next 20 years.
Radiation epidemiologist Professor Michael Kimlin said at the annual Australasian Skin Cancer Congress that skin cancers were expected to increase by 50 per cent and deaths would rise by 68 per cent over the next two decades.
Sixty per cent of skin cancers most likely amongst people aged over 50 years.READ THE ORIGINAL FULL ARTICLE