TITLE

2008 - Melanoma of the scalp and neck had greater risk for melanoma-specific mortality than melanoma of the extremities

AUTHOR(S)
McCarthy, Bill
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;8/19/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study regarding the greater risk for melanoma-specific mortality in patients with melanoma of the scalp and neck rather than that of the extremeties and presents the author's views on it. It describes the procedure of the study, which revealed that in patients with a first invasive melanoma, tumors of the scalp, neck or trunk were associated with increased risk for melanoma-specific mortality. The author comments on the data analyzed on the study.
ACCESSION #
34599507

 

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