Patient awareness of sun damage doesn’t always translate into safer sun practices, finds Lisa Nyanda-Manola, MD. She describes how she counsels her patients, especially those with skin of color, to protect themselves.
Melanoma is considered to be the most life-threatening form of skin cancer. However, in recent decades the emergence of immunotherapy has made great strides in improving survival. What are the mortality rates for patients with melanoma and how have they changed?