The success of checkpoint inhibitors in reducing Australia’s death rates from melanoma may eventually lead to non-melanoma skin cancers causing more deaths, according to a Victorian dermatologist. While mortality rates from melanoma have declined since 2011, the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers continues to increase at a concerning rate, says Dr Douglas Czarnecki, of the ...
Non-melanoma skin cancer deaths may overtake those of melanoma
By Michael Woodhead
6 Jul 2020