News & Events : 2009

Robert Kirsner, M.D., Ph.D., and Shasa Hu, M.D.

Despite Advances, Melanoma Rates Still Vary by Race and Ethnicity

While white and Hispanic individuals are being diagnosed with melanoma more frequently in recent years, Hispanic and black patients continue to have advanced skin cancer at diagnosis, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Those findings were made by a team of researchers from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami…

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