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Comment & Response
September 2018

Age and Treatment of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Surgery, Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, California
JAMA Surg. 2018;153(9):867-868. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.1697

In Reply We were gratified at the interest generated about our article on the treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC),1 as evidenced by 3 Letters to the Editor and more than 100 emails to the senior author. As is the case for most articles, what was read and understood was dependent on the perspective of the person reading it. Our goal was to provide data with which to counsel patients and to provide the basis for a discussion for treating specialists.

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