Melanocytic naevi and melanoma in survivors of childhood cancer.

@article{Green1993MelanocyticNA,
  title={Melanocytic naevi and melanoma in survivors of childhood cancer.},
  author={A. Green and P. Smith and W. McWhirter and P. O'regan and D. Battistutta and M. Yarker and K. Lape},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1993},
  volume={67},
  pages={1053 - 1057}
}
  • A. Green, P. Smith, +4 authors K. Lape
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Cancer
  • There is evidence from previous studies of small numbers of children who received cytotoxic therapy for cancer, that they may develop increased numbers of melanocytic naevi (moles), the strongest known risk factors for melanoma. Our aim was to investigate a large number of survivors of childhood cancer in order to test the hypothesis that they have more melanocytic naevi than matched controls. Total-body naevus counts were obtained from 263 oncology patients ascertained in paediatric oncology… CONTINUE READING
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