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What is the number of people who die from skin cancer?
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology
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In brief: Skin cancer deaths
Although there are other very serious and potentially fatal skin cancers, melanoma is the most common cause of the fatalaties.
More than 8, 000 deaths of melanoma occur in the U.S. Per year.

In brief: Skin cancer deaths
Although there are other very serious and potentially fatal skin cancers, melanoma is the most common cause of the fatalaties.
More than 8, 000 deaths of melanoma occur in the U.S. Per year.
Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dr. Ronald Shelton
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Too high
The projected numbers (according to the national cancer institute) for 2012 are r with 76, 250 diagnosed with melanoma and 9, 180 melanoma deaths.

In brief: Too high
The projected numbers (according to the national cancer institute) for 2012 are r with 76, 250 diagnosed with melanoma and 9, 180 melanoma deaths.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Skin cancer
There are several types of skin cancer.
The deadliest is the skin cancer called melanoma. About one person per hour dies of melanoma in north america. If melanoma is found early, it is curable in about 1 percent of the time. Another cancer, squamous cell carcinoma kills about 2500 people per year. It is important to have regular checkups to help prevent death from skin cancer.

In brief: Skin cancer
There are several types of skin cancer.
The deadliest is the skin cancer called melanoma. About one person per hour dies of melanoma in north america. If melanoma is found early, it is curable in about 1 percent of the time. Another cancer, squamous cell carcinoma kills about 2500 people per year. It is important to have regular checkups to help prevent death from skin cancer.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Another skin cancer which is the most common is basal cell carcinoma. Although it grows slowly and rarely metastasizes if left untreated can lead to extensive local damage.
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