Melanoma incidence, prevalence have increased in US in recent decades

Source: Healio, July 2021

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.

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