Skin cancer in the elderly Article Report uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Consensus
  • Dermatologic Surgical Procedures
  • Disease Management
  • Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome
  • Melanoma
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Skin Neoplasms

abstract

  • This article describes the clinical features, treatment options, and prognosis of the most common skin cancers: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Emphasis is placed on specific issues that need to be considered when dealing with cancers of the skin in the elderly population. In addition, issues surrounding the early detection and prevention of skin cancer are addressed.

publication date

  • November 15, 2001

Research

keywords

  • Report

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0749-0690(05)70095-1

PubMed ID

  • 11535425

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 715

end page

  • 38, vii

volume

  • 17

number

  • 4