Survival differences between patients with scalp or neck melanoma and those with melanoma of other sites in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program.

@article{Lachiewicz2008SurvivalDB,
  title={Survival differences between patients with scalp or neck melanoma and those with melanoma of other sites in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program.},
  author={Anne M Lachiewicz and Marianne Berwick and Charles L. Wiggins and Nancy E. Thomas},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={144 4},
  pages={515-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the prognosis of patients with scalp or neck (scalp/neck) melanomas with that of patients with melanomas at other sites in a large, population-based national data set controlling for known prognostic factors. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study using US cancer registries that constitute the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 13 Registries (SEER-13) database. PATIENTS A total of 51 704 non-Hispanic white adults in the United States with a first invasive cutaneous… CONTINUE READING
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