Melanoma or a Benign Mole?

The biggest malpractice risk for physicians is "failure to diagnose". If a patient shows up with a skin growth, most physicians will reach for the scalpel and remove it or biopsy it rather than take the risk of missing a cancer. But only 3-10% of suspicious moles are melanomas so that means a lot of unnecessary surgeries and costs are incurred.A pilot study has shown that applying a simple tape


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