Changes in the site distribution of common melanoma subtypes in Queensland, Australia over time: implications for public health campaigns.

@article{Youl2013ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in the site distribution of common melanoma subtypes in Queensland, Australia over time: implications for public health campaigns.},
  author={Philippa Youl and Danny R Youlden and Peter D Baade},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={168 1},
  pages={136-44}
}
BACKGROUND An examination of melanoma incidence according to anatomical region may be one method of monitoring the impact of public health initiatives. OBJECTIVES   To examine melanoma incidence trends by body site, sex and age at diagnosis or body site and morphology in a population at high risk. MATERIALS AND METHODS   Population-based data on invasive melanoma cases (n = 51473) diagnosed between 1982 and 2008 were extracted from the Queensland Cancer Registry. Age-standardized incidence… CONTINUE READING
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