Malignant melanoma in the Czech Republic: incidence and mortality according to sex, age and disease stage.

@article{Vrnov2014MalignantMI,
  title={Malignant melanoma in the Czech Republic: incidence and mortality according to sex, age and disease stage.},
  author={Jana Vr{\'a}nov{\'a} and Monika Arenbergerov{\'a} and Petr Arenberger and Anton{\'i}n Vr{\'a}na and Jozef Živ{\vc}{\'a}k and Hana Kol{\'a}řov{\'a} and Jozef Rosina},
  journal={Biomedical papers of the Medical Faculty of the University Palacky, Olomouc, Czechoslovakia},
  year={2014},
  volume={158 3},
  pages={438-46}
}
BACKGROUND The Czech Republic has reported one of the highest incidence rates of cutaneous melanoma (CM) in Europe and the rate continues to rise. Our study undertook a detailed investigation of the incidence and mortality of melanoma relative to sex, age and disease stage. The main goals were to elucidate the causes of the rising trends and explain the… CONTINUE READING