Genetic Testing Motivates Behavior Changes in At-Risk Melanoma Patients

August 2, 2019

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, and melanoma is the most severe type of skin cancer. The National Cancer Institute estimates more than 96,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year, and the disease will cause more than 7,000 deaths. Utah has a particularly high melanoma rate. A new […]



States with fewer melanoma diagnoses have higher death rates

January 22, 2019

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States.¬†While the number of cases diagnosed is on the rise, the overall survival rate has improved, but survival is uneven across the country. Researchers at University of Utah Health conducted a state-by-state analysis to understand the geographic disparities for patients diagnosed with melanoma. The results […]