Epidémiologie des cancers épithéliaux de la peau [Epidemiology of epithelial skin cancers]

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_682A7AAE3A9A
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Publication sub-type
Review (review): journal as complete as possible of one specific subject, written based on exhaustive analyses from published work.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Title
Epidémiologie des cancers épithéliaux de la peau [Epidemiology of epithelial skin cancers]
Journal
Revue medicale suisse
Author(s)
Bulliard J.L., Panizzon R.G., Levi F.
ISSN
1660-9379 (Print)
ISSN-L
1660-9379
Publication state
Published
Issued date
22/04/2009
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
5
Number
200
Pages
882,884-888
Language
french
Notes
Publication types: English Abstract ; Journal Article ; Review
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
With no less than 15,000 estimated new cases diagnosed per year, non melanomatous carcinomas are the commonest cutaneous cancers in the Swiss population. About 1 in 3 new cancer case is a basal (BCC) or a squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Incidence rates are steadily increasing, faster for BCC than SCC. Rates are higher for men than women and increase exponentially with age. Systematic population-based registration of non melanomatous skin cancers faces many challenges that few cancer registries can meet. Rates of these cancers in Switzerland are among the highest in Europe. Primary and secondary nationwide prevention campaigns have been carried out for nearly 20 years with a focus on the deadliest cutaneous cancer: melanoma. However, detection of non melanomatous skin cancers benefits from these campaigns since prevention messages and means of early detection are similar for melanomas and other skin cancers.

Keywords
Age Distribution, Carcinoma, Basal Cell/epidemiology, Carcinoma, Basal Cell/etiology, Carcinoma, Basal Cell/prevention & control, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell/epidemiology, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell/etiology, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell/prevention & control, Female, Humans, Incidence, Male, Melanoma/epidemiology, Primary Prevention, Risk Factors, Secondary Prevention, Sex Distribution, Skin Neoplasms/epidemiology, Skin Neoplasms/etiology, Skin Neoplasms/prevention & control, Switzerland/epidemiology, Time Factors, Ultraviolet Rays
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