SKIN CANCER: Actinic keratosis: Do the numbers add up?
Carolyn B. Stanger APRN-BC, MSN

The Nurse Practitioner
February 2009 
Volume 34  Number 2
Pages 36 - 39
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Stanger, Carolyn B. APRN-BC, MSN

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, affecting more than 1 million Americans annually—and its incidence is increasing.  The most common skin cancers are basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and malignant melanoma (MM). BCC comprises the majority of new cases, followed by SCC. MM is responsible for the majority of deaths from skin cancer, while BCC and SCC have up to a 95% cure rate if detected and treated early.

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