L Thursday has started a new campaign Euromelanoma organized by the Healthy Skin Foundation of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venerologi to, in collaboration, among others, with the General Council of COF. From today, 20 April to 2 June all users who wish may make an appointment to check your moles and skin with your nearest in order to detect injuries that may be cancerous dermatologist. May be made through the web euromelanoma.aedv.eslogin-patient or by phone 91 543 45 35. This year the motto of the campaign is to only have one skin. Protect it from sun damage . This is the most important at European level disease prevention campaign.
- “They are so important awareness campaigns for the population, to reduce incidence and mortality rates”
As pointed out by Augustine Buendia, head of the campaign in Spain, “there is evidence that the risk of developing skin cancer is higher if exposure to inappropriate or excessive ultraviolet radiation joins other factors such as genetic predisposition, fototipo low skin, sun sensitivity, the displástico Neus for melanoma , actinic queratoris for squamous cell carcinoma and immunosuppressed states. “
He also reported that ” the incidence of skin cancer is continuously increasing and has already reached the consideration of global epidemic.” Why “they are so important awareness campaigns for the population, to reduce incidence and mortality rates.”
4,000 new cases in SPAIN
According to Eduardo Nagore, one of the coordinators of the campaign Euromelanoma , “there are 9 cases of melanoma each year per 100,000 inhabitants, ie about 4,000 new cases a year for a population of 46 million. In addition, it is estimated that u n 80 percent of this could be reduced with healthy habits photoprotection since it is a child . “
Ultimately, the incidence of melanoma in Spain is 9.7 per 100,000 people, as noted. It also ensures that “mortality from melanoma round 2 of every 100,000 cases a year.” Regarding nonmelanoma skin cancer is 160 cases per 100,000 , with 118 basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas 42 “.