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ROLE OF A PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN IN THE EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF MELANOMA

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2
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2016

O. Romanova, Candidate of Medical Sciences Central Polyclinic, Literary Fund, Moscow

The early diagnosis of melanoma will be able to reduce its mortality. In Russia, this problem should be solved by attracting primary care physicians who should refer patients with suspected pigmented masses to a dermatologist or an oncologist to specify a diagnosis.

Keywords: 
melanoma
horizontal growth phase
signs of ABCDE



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