Wednesday, February 22, 2012

How Good Is Your Access To Cancer Care?

According to a study published in the February issue of the Archives Dermatology, counties with more dermatologists have lower rates of deaths from melanoma. In examining 2,472 US counties, researchers found that having 0.001 to one dermatologist per 100,000 people in a county was associated with a 35% lower rate of melanoma deaths. Get to know the dermatologist in your area, and make sure you get you skin screened regularly.

No comments:

Post a Comment