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Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, studies diagnostic accuracy in melanoma

Diagnoses can vary among pathologists with potential for both overdiagnosis and underdiagnosis.

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Citation: Elmore JG, Barnhill RL, Elder DE, Longton GM, Pepe MS, Reisch LM, Carney PA, Titus LJ, Nelson HD, Onega T, Tosteson ANA, Weinstock MA, Knezevich SR, Piepkorn MW. Pathologists' diagnosis of invasive melanoma and melanocytic proliferations: observer accuracy and reproducibility study. BMJ. 2017 Jun 28;357:j2813. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j2813. Erratum in: BMJ. 2017 Aug 8;358:j3798. PMID: 28659278; PMCID: PMC5485913.