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Genital melanoma: are we adequately screening our patients?

  • Author(s): Zikry, Joseph;
  • Chapman, Lance W;
  • Korta, Dorota Z;
  • Smith, Janellen
  • et al.
Abstract

Full-body skin exams (FBSE) play an integral role inearly detection and treatment of skin cancer. Promptdetection of melanoma is especially importantas survival outcomes decrease significantly withpresentation of advanced disease. Given thatmelanoma may grow in areas of skin with little to nosun exposure, genital melanomas are a recognizedentity in cutaneous oncology.

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