AAMCH

Addis Ababa Medical College – Hargeisa Branch

Lifethreatening Disease

April 26th, 2014

Although generally increases the awareness of prevention, yet only one third attends the screening according to the DDG (German Dermatological Society) around 18,000 people ill in Germany to malignant melanoma and approximately 175,000 white skin cancer. Since 2008 legally insured from the 35th can take every two years a screening examination in claim year. The health insurance companies must do more to legally promote the screening for the insured”, Dr. Ralph von Kiedrowski (Board of the Professional Association of German dermatologists, BVDD) takes the legal health insurance companies accountable. According to the DDG (German Dermatological Society) around 18,000 people ill in Germany on malignant melanoma and approximately 175,000 white skin cancer.

Skin cancer is the most common oncological disease remains,”warns Professor Rudolf Stadler (Chairman of the DDG) in this context. It was important, as once in a month to own skin precisely to changes inspect and to participate in the early screening. So, the advice of the special. The dangers are dramatically underestimated by UV radiation especially for children despite enlightenment. One-third of all diagnosed cancers there is skin cancer. You can apply the so-called ABCDE rule to detect a possible risk of skin cancer. With ABCDE rule recognize in time this rule derives from the first letter of the features of that to watch it when moles skin cancer. A is for asymmetry.

Is a mole to a uniform or an irregular shape? A non-uniformity is a first risk factor. B stands for limitation. A mole should be clearly demarcated from the surrounding tissue. A seeping effect of a stain is another risk for skin cancer. C stands for colour. The English word for color displays that unevenly colored or very dark moles require attention. A non-uniform or even a particularly dark coloring set Skin cancer risk dar. D is for diameter. Birthmarks represent as well a risk of skin cancer with a very large diameter, like sublime spots. For this is that prevent E. skin cancer screening In April of this year were surveyed 1,004 insured persons aged 18 and over by the Forsa. The analysis of the data showed a growing interest in the skin cancer screening. 97 Percent were convinced that the advantages of the Hautkrebsscreenings outweigh potential disadvantages of it. “Here plays a role surely the legislature has drawn an age limit, which only allows an investigation at the expense of health insurance for most over 35 years of age”, suggested the reason for the low take-up of screening von Kiedrowski. Since 2008 legally insured from the 35th can take every two years a screening examination in claim year. Unfortunately fall ill each year of skin cancer”but about 2,500 people under 35 years of age, criticized von Kiedrowski. “However, there are increasingly more Health insurance companies that voluntarily assume the costs for pension-conscious younger members”. Barbara Reisen E.k.. Micha Weissbrodt