Malignant melanoma in the American Black.

  title={Malignant melanoma in the American Black.},
  author={Edward T. Krementz and Carl M. Sutherland and R. Davilene Carter and Robert F. Ryan},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={183 5},
Malignant melanoma in the American Black is an uncommon disease. Scattered reports have appeared in the literature indicating a somewhat different behavior and distribution from melanoma in the White patient. The last published report prior to the organization of the Tumor Registry at Charity Hospital of Louisiana on melanoma in the Black was in 1948 by Muelling when 28 cases were reported. From 1948 through 1974, 96 additional patients have been recorded in the Charity Hospital Registry which… CONTINUE READING

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