Government study sheds little light on reasons for dramatic increase
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States and in the past few years has become a growing public health problem. Not only is the number of skin cancer cases growing, the cost of treating the disease is surging.
In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now says skin cancer treatment costs increased 5 times faster than treatments for other cancers between 2002 and 2011. (more…)