Trends in nonmelanoma skin cancer mortality rates in the United States, 1969 through 2000.

@article{Lewis2007TrendsIN,
  title={Trends in nonmelanoma skin cancer mortality rates in the United States, 1969 through 2000.},
  author={Kevan G. Lewis and Martin A. Weinstock},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={127 10},
  pages={2323-7}
}
The purpose of this population-based study was to assess trends in mortality rates for nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) in the United States. Particular emphasis was placed on the subgroup of malignancies arising on genital skin. Nearly 75,000 deaths in the United States were attributed to NMSC from 1969 to 2000. The age-adjusted US mortality rate for NMSC arising on nongenital skin from 1969 to 2000 was 0.69/10(5)/year; the rate among men was twice that among women. Mortality rates among white… CONTINUE READING

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