Article of the Month 01 Importance of including Skin of Color

From dermoscopedia

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January

Article

Dermoscopy of Skin of Color

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Individuals with skin of color (SOC) are defined by the Skin of Color Society as those individuals of Hispanic/Latino, Asian, African, Native American, Pacific Island descent, and mixtures thereof. All too often skin cancers are detected late in persons of skin of color due to many factors including health inequity, poverty, lack of access to education and healthcare.

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