Fast Five Quiz: Skin Cancer

William James, MD


January 04, 2019

Skin cancer incidence has been increasing over the past several decades. It remains the most common cancer in the United States, with 1 in every 5 Americans developing it in their lifetime. Worldwide, 1 in every 3 diagnosed cancers is a skin cancer. Nonmelanoma skin cancer, primarily basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), is the most common form of human neoplasia. The National Cancer Institute reports that the rate of new cases of skin melanomas has increased by an average of 1.5% annually over the past 10 years.

Are you prepared to confront patients with various types of skin cancer? Refresh and test your knowledge on key aspects of presentation, diagnosis, and treatment with this short quiz.


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