Skin cancer: older Americans at risk : hearing before the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, May 21, 1986

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Page 12 - US Department of Health and Human Services. I am pleased to be here today to discuss issues relating to the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Page 2 - I wish to thank the witnesses for appearing before the committee today and look forward to their testimony.
Page 10 - The CHAIRMAN. The committee will be in recess for about 10 minutes. [Whereupon, the committee was in recess.] The CHAIRMAN.
Page 48 - I am going to ask each and every one of you to look at the experience of the Post Office in the hope that those mistakes will be caught.
Page 13 - ... chronic sun exposure. Fortunately, these tumors do not spread quickly. It may take many months or years for a basal cell carcinoma to reach the diameter of one half inch. Although this type of cancer rarely metastasizes, it can extend below the skin to the bone and can cause considerable local damage. Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common form of skin cancer. It typically is found on the face, the lips, the mouth, and as in the case of your colleague, Congressman Steve Schiff, on...
Page 49 - The hearing is adjourned. (Whereupon at 1:05 pm the hearing was adjourned.) Nominations of Glen A.
Page 20 - Knowledge about Initiation and promotion of carcinogenesis, evidence of the factors which modify the course of neoplastic cell growth, and...
Page 11 - Mr. Chairman, this concludes my statement. Thank you. [The prepared statement of Mr. Chan follows:] United States General Accounting Office ' Q. AQ Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans...
Page 29 - ... each area and the remaining incidences for the 35 to 44, 45 to 54, 55 to 64. 65 to 74. and 75 to 84 year-old groups are reported as a percent of this maximal value. Absolute age-adjusted crude rates per 100.000 population are 232.6 overall.
Page 8 - The incidence rate of melanoma is increasing more rapidly than that of any other cancer in the United States.

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