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Detection of Malignant Skin Lesions in Primary Care

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Skin Cancer

This strategy could relieve the demand of dermatology consultations and reduces dramatically the number of false negatives.

Primary care physicians (PCP) care for basic health problems of the population and facilitate the referral to specialists, the second level of health care. That is to say, PCPs identify pathologies and help establishing a connection with the health system network. Dermatology is one of the public health areas where the ability of PCPs could contribute with more benefits. A study promoted by researchers of the Institut d'Investigacions Biom