In this issue of JAMA Dermatology, Lallas et al1 state that “our goal today is to detect melanoma, if possible, before it becomes invasive.” Given the challenges related to the early detection of melanoma faced by clinicians and patients alike, this goal can only be achieved through further improving clinical training of clinicians, allied health care workers, and consumers alike, combined with heightened individual awareness and advanced imaging technologies.2
Nufer KL, Raphael AP, Soyer HP. Dermoscopy and Overdiagnosis of Melanoma In Situ. JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(4):398–399. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.6448
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