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Pathology Reporting of Non-melanoma Skin Cancer at the ICPMR, Westmead Hospital

  • Hedley Coleman
  • Jeanne Tomlinson
Part of the Head and Neck Cancer Clinics book series (HNCC)

Abstract

It is well known that Australia has the highest skin cancer incidence in the world [1] and approximately two-thirds of Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer before the age of 70 years [2]. Non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) are the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in Australia, with approximately 430,000 new cases estimated to have been diagnosed in 2008 [3].

Keywords

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Basal Cell Carcinoma Merkel Cell Carcinoma Verrucous Carcinoma Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma 
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Copyright information

© Faruque Riffat, Carsten E. Palme, Michael Veness, Rehan Kazi, Raghav C. Dwivedi 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic OncologyInstitute for Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Pathology West, New South Wales Health PathologySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Tissue Pathology and Diagnostic OncologyWestmead HospitalSydneyAustralia

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