LORENA VITA MARE, ELENA PORUMB ANDRESE, ANA MARIA MONU, MIHAELA GABRIELA ADAM, LAURA GHEUCA SOLOVASTRU, DAN VATA UPDATE ON EPIDEMIOLOGY OF NON-MELANOCYTIC SKIN TUMORS
Non-melanocytic skin tumors are the most common type of cancer, with increasing incidence and morbidity rates and around the world. Materials and methods: We performed a 5-year retrospective study regarding non-melanocytic skin cancer types – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and metatypical carcinoma, that included 259 patients hospitalized in St. Spiridon Emergency Clinical Hospital’s Dermatology-Venereology Clinic, during 2013-2018, meaning 2.77% of all admitted patients. Results: This article describes the most common types of non-melanocytic skin cancer in our area: BCC was diagnosed in 87% of the patients, SCC in 12% and metatypical cancer in 1%. Our findings are in accordance with data reports over the last few years.