Cutaneous malignant melanoma in New Zealand: trends by anatomical site, 1969-1993.

@article{Bulliard2000CutaneousMM,
  title={Cutaneous malignant melanoma in New Zealand: trends by anatomical site, 1969-1993.},
  author={Jean-Luc Bulliard and Brian Cox},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={416-23}
}
BACKGROUND Site-specific trend analysis is probably the most effective method available for assessing how the long-term trend in melanoma rates relates to changes in sun exposure and behaviour. New Zealand has very high incidence of and mortality from melanoma and the fraction of melanoma cases and deaths with a site specified has been comparatively high. METHODS Trends in incidence and mortality from melanoma in New Zealand were analysed between 1969 and 1993, by sex and body site. A… CONTINUE READING

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