At what age do sunburn episodes play a crucial role for the development of malignant melanoma.

@article{Westerdahl1994AtWA,
  title={At what age do sunburn episodes play a crucial role for the development of malignant melanoma.},
  author={Johan Westerdahl and H{\aa}kan Olsson and Christian Ingvar},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={1994},
  volume={30A 11},
  pages={1647-54}
}
The age relationship between sunburns and malignant melanoma was investigated in a population-based, matched, case-control study from the South Swedish Health Care Region (the highest risk area for melanoma in Sweden). Between 1988 and 1990, a total of 400 patients with a first diagnosis of malignant melanoma and 640 healthy controls aged 15-75 years answered a comprehensive questionnaire including questions regarding ultraviolet radiation exposure. In addition, a literature review was… CONTINUE READING

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