Incidence of Malignant Melanoma in Auckland, New Zealand: Highest Rates in the World

@article{Jones1999IncidenceOM,
  title={Incidence of Malignant Melanoma in Auckland, New Zealand: Highest Rates in the World},
  author={W. O. Jones and C. R. Harman and A. Ng and J. H. Shaw},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={732-735}
}
Abstract. The calculation of incidence rates of melanoma in New Zealand has been hampered in the past by incomplete registration of cases. The aim of this study was to document the incidence of melanoma in the Auckland Caucasian population and to define the pathologic characteristics of these lesions. Data were collected for the Auckland region from the New Zealand Cancer Registry and the Auckland Melanoma Unit database for 1995 and combined with census statistics to give the crude and age… Expand
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