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Non‐melanoma skin cancer in Australia: the 2002 national survey and trends since 1985
Objectives: To measure the incidence of treated non‐melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) in Australia in 2002 and investigate trends since 1985 by histological type, sex, age group, latitude and skin type.
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The global burden of skin disease in 2010: an analysis of the prevalence and impact of skin conditions.
The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2010 estimated the GBD attributable to 15 categories of skin disease from 1990 to 2010 for 187 countries. For each of the following diseases, we performedExpand
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Reduction of solar keratoses by regular sunscreen use.
BACKGROUND The incidence of and mortality from skin cancer are increasing in many countries. In view of the added concern about ozone depletion, many organizations are promoting the regular use ofExpand
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Trends in the incidence of non‐melanocytic skin cancer (NMSC) treated in Australia 1985–1995: Are primary prevention programs starting to have an effect?
Non‐melanocytic skin cancer (NMSC) is the most common cancer in Australia, but data on its incidence are not routinely collected by cancer registries. National surveys were conducted in 1985, 1990Expand
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Trends in non‐melanocytic skin cancer treated in Australia: The second national survey
An Australia‐wide survey in 1985 recorded the highest rates of medically treated non‐melanocytic skin cancer (NMSC) ever reported. We report the findings of a repeat survey conducted in 1990. ThisExpand
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Epidemiology of melanoma
  • R. Marks
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental dermatology
  • 1 November 2000
Melanoma incidence and morality rates are increasing in most countries throughout the world where they are being recorded. The annual incidence rates have increased in the order of 3‐7% inExpand
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The relationship of basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas to solar keratoses.
Six thousand four hundred sixteen people aged 40 years and over from three different locations in Victoria (Australia) were examined on the hands, forearms, head, and neck for the presence of solarExpand
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Changes in sun-related attitudes and behaviours, and reduced sunburn prevalence in a population at high risk of melanoma.
This study aimed to determine trends in exposure to sunlight in the context of a melanoma prevention programme by monitoring the prevalence of sunburn and sun-related attitudes and behaviours.Expand
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Non‐melanoma skin cancer
  • R. Marks
  • Medicine
  • The Medical journal of Australia
  • 15 April 1996
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The frequency of common nonmalignant skin conditions in adults in central Victoria, Australia
Background Nonmalignant skin conditions are believed to be common in adults, although there are very few community‐based studies to determine their exact frequency.
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