Skin cancer in Greenland 1955–1974

  title={Skin cancer in Greenland 1955–1974},
  author={N. P. Kromann and N. H\ojgaard Nielsen and James P. Hansen},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
During the period from 1955 to 1974, a total of 23 cases of skin cancer in indigenous Greenlanders was diagnosed, 15 in males and eight in females. There were ten basal cell carcinomas, four squamous-cell carcinomas, five malignant melanomas of the skin, and four sarcomas. Eight of the ten basal cell carcinomas were located on the head, half of these on the eyelids. Three of the four squamous-cell carcinomas were found on the lower lip. The number of malignant melanomas in females and the… CONTINUE READING