Queen Letizia at the launch of a new book on skin cancer

Queen Letizia presided over the award ceremony Skin cancer white paper, published by the Foundation of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. On the occasion of the book’s publication, a forum was organized to present the main scientific conclusions of the work in this field.

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Queen Letizia listens to reports on treatments and incidence of skin cancer in Spain

Queen Letizia visited the Official College of Doctors in Madrid this Monday, June 13th. At the entrance to the building, she was welcomed by the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, the President of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (AEDV), Pedro Jaén, and the President of the Official Illustrated College of Doctors of Madrid (ICOMEM), Manuel Martínez-Selles.

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In one of the study rooms, the award ceremony took place Skin cancer white paper. This book, written by the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (AEDV) thanks to the support of the Academy’s Foundation, brings together for the first time in Spain the main scientific knowledge on the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of the most common types of skin cancer in the country.

La Casa Real explains that according to the report, more than 78,000 new patients are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in Spain, almost 95% of whom have non-melanoma skin cancer, grossly underestimating the amount of care required. “By 2040, melanoma will be the second most common tumor worldwide and the first in humans, surpassing colon and lung cancer. » The document lays the foundations for a consensus and a homogenization of patient care in Spain, with the aim of avoiding inequalities in care due to infrastructures that differ from one region to another of the country.

Nicholas Fontaine


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