Parallel risk assessment of melanoma and basal cell carcinoma: skin characteristics and sun exposure.

@article{Rosso1998ParallelRA,
  title={Parallel risk assessment of melanoma and basal cell carcinoma: skin characteristics and sun exposure.},
  author={Stefano Rosso and R. A. Zanetti and Mario Pippione and H Sancho-garnier},
  journal={Melanoma research},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={573-83}
}
In this study we compared the strength of the association of constitutional factors and sun exposure with cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC). We analysed 260 incident cases of CMM, 425 incident cases of BCC and two sets of population controls from previous case-control studies conducted in Turin, Italy. Simultaneous comparison was accomplished by comparing separate simple logistic and polytomous logistic regressions. Tendency to sunburn was shown to be the most… CONTINUE READING