POLL: Do You Treat More Male or Female Patients With Melanoma?


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At the beginning of 2023, the American Cancer Society estimated that approximately 97,610 new melanomas will be diagnosed, with about 58,120 melanomas in men and 39,490 in women. The society also estimated that approximately 7,990 people in the US are expected to die of melanoma, with about 5,420 men and 2,570 women.1 In both estimates, men are more likely to be diagnosed with melanomas and are more likely to die of melanoma. Do you find that these statistics are seen in your practice?

Do you treat more male or female patients with melanoma?

Not statistically different enough


  1. Key statistics for melanoma skin cancer. American Cancer Society. Updated January 2023. Accessed July 5, 2023. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/types/melanoma-skin-cancer/about/key-statistics.html
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