Segment, podcast: Melanoma biopsies' accuracy questioned

August 23, 2017

Segment, podcast: Melanoma biopsies' accuracy questioned

(Downloadable video and script, and podcast of separate interview) Dr. Joann Elmore, a professor of medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, discusses new research indicating that pathologists are likely to agree when skin lesions are benign or highly malignant, but often disagree when gray-area lesions are less obviously characterized. The study appears June 28 in The BMJ (British Medical Journal). In the podcast, she is interviewed by Dr. Michael McCarthy of UW Medicine.

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