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Comment & Response
December 9/23, 2013

Treatment of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham
JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(22):2097. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.10388

In Reply An evidence-based discussion on patient-centered care for nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSCs) is long overdue, and we thank Guerrero et al, Ibrahim, and Lichon and Goldman for sharing their opinions. All of us who care for elderly patients commonly face the challenge of how best to manage these malignant conditions, particularly as new data become available about the generally excellent results of most treatments1 and the frequency of patient-reported problems after therapies.2

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