Developing epidemic of melanoma in the Hispanic population of California.

@article{Cockburn2006DevelopingEO,
  title={Developing epidemic of melanoma in the Hispanic population of California.},
  author={Myles G. Cockburn and John Zadnick and Dennis M. Deapen},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 5},
  pages={1162-8}
}
BACKGROUND Hispanics comprise almost one-third of the population of California, are the most rapidly increasing racial/ethnic group in the state, and represent almost one-third of all Hispanics in the U.S. California has among the highest rates of melanoma in the world, yet little is known about trends in melanoma in its Hispanic population. METHODS Trends in invasive and in situ melanoma incidence data and melanoma mortality data, between 1988 and 2001, from the California Cancer Registry… CONTINUE READING

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