A summary of the updated report on the incidence and epidemiological trends of keratinocyte cancers in the United Kingdom 2013-2018

M. M. Kwiatkowska, S. Ahmed, M. R. Ardern-Jones, L. A. Bhatti, T. O. Bleiker, A. Gavin, S. Hussain, D. W. Huws, L. Irvine, S. M. Langan, G. W. M. Millington, H. Mitchell, R. Murphy, L Paley, C. M. Proby, C. Thomson, R. Thomas, C. Turner, S. Vernon, Z. C. Venables (Lead / Corresponding author)

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Abstract

Skin cancer is the commonest cancer in the UK. Skin cancer referrals via the two-week wait (urgent suspected cancer) pathway outnumber any other suspected malignancy.1, 2 The commonest skin cancers are keratinocyte cancers (KCs) which represents Basal Cell Carcinomas (BCC) and Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas (cSCC). Accurate KC incidence reporting is crucial for healthcare planning.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 26 Sep 2021

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