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Online web-based sun-protective behaviors

Authors Bragazzi NL

Received 28 January 2014

Accepted for publication 28 January 2014

Published 5 March 2014 Volume 2014:7 Pages 89—91

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/PRBM.S61450

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Nicola Luigi Bragazzi1,2

1School of Public Health, Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL), University of Genoa, Via Antonio Pastore,Genoa, Italy; 2DINOGMI, Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics, Maternal and Child Health, Section of Psychiatry, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

I read with great interest the recently published article by Diao and Lee1 concerning the sun-protective behaviors in populations at high risk for skin cancer, with a special emphasis on melanoma. Even though the manuscript was not intended as a systematic review, it provides primary care practitioners with useful information and detailed recommendations.

However it should be stressed that dermatology, as well as the other medical branches and specialties, has faced many progresses in recent years, thanks to the technological advancements (the so-called "teledermatology")2 and the achievements in the field of molecular and systems biology.3

View original paper by Diao and Lee.


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