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  • October 2010
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ReFlections Fall 2010

  • Dr. Carl Holowaty
  • Dr. Robert Coates
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Skin cancer inspection
In Brief

RGA reviews significant facts about melanoma of the skin and its pre-malignant conditions, as well as changes in the staging protocol for skin cancer. RGA also discusses prostate cancer statistics, risk factors and the histological grading of prostate cancer differentiation.

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The first article in this edition highlights major changes in the staging protocol for skin cancer as discussed in the 7th edition of the Cancer Staging Manual published by the American Joint Committee on Cancer. The second article discusses the benefits and challenges of the PSA screening test for prostate cancer.

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Meet the Authors & Experts

Carl Holowaty
Dr. Carl Holowaty
Senior Vice President (ret.), Chief Medical Director
Dr. Robert Coates
Vice President and Medical Director (former)

Additional Resources

ReFlections is RGA’s underwriting newsletter, written by RGA experts. It presents underwriters and medical directors with timely, in-depth information to assist with underwriting.